Power Steering Fluid for an Aston Martin DB9

(NOT me at the wheel)

Did you know that all Gaydon era Aston Martins (DB9, Vantage, DBS, Vanquish) use a hydraulic power steering system like many modern cars.  Since it is hydraulic, that means it has hydraulic fluid, or more commonly described as Power Steering Fluid.   Like any fluid in your car it can break down or leak away, so checking the fluid level should be part of every Annual Service.  If you discover that the fluid level is low, the next question is what do you top it off with?  Early model DB9’s even have an issue with the original fluid they used.   Read on to learn what the correct fluid is and what the issue was with early cars. Continue reading “Power Steering Fluid for an Aston Martin DB9”