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I have a 735i E32 series and need to know is there a special brand of Power Steering Fluid I should be using until I can get the pump repaired?
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My E39 calls for ATF to be used in the PS reservoir, I've been using Valvoline Synpower ATF.

Your E32 may call for a Pentosin product called CHF 7.1, or the synthetic version called CHF 11S.

Check the manual, or look at the cap, mine reservoir cap has ATF written on it.

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