what transmission fluid and power steering fluid should i use? on 2005 Volvo S40

what type of transmission fluid and power steering fluid should i use on my car? also if im putting in new transmission fluid, should i do a transmission fluid wash, is that nessasery since i dont know what exact oil was used before?

by in Paramount, CA on October 19, 2011
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ANSWER by on October 19, 2011
you need to use fluid part # 1161540 or trans fluid Mobil 3306 or the equivalent. As far as power steering fluid, use pentosin chf 202. Yes, I'd recommend that you do a complete transmission fluid flush so all old fluid gets removed and replaced with new.
COMMENT by on October 19, 2011
The Swedish Mechanic is correct. Follow those guidelines.
COMMENT by on October 21, 2011
thanks, i just ordered the CHF 202 now i can get the transmission fluid ;)