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1997 ford taurus steering problems

I think i may have oversteered my taurus. a couple of nights ago i was making a u-turn and as i pulled out of it, right was left and left was right. did i reverse the hydraulics or something by turning too hard? i heard it strain but nothing sounded broken. it is very dangerous taking the kids to school and trying to avoid crossing children in the school cross-walks. anybody have any ideas? i want to do the work myself to save money and i bought a tool set from Walgreen's so i think i am set on tools. will take any help.

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It sounds like the rack and pinion went out, had the same thing happen to me on my 1997... first thing, to do it yourself you really should get a repair manuel from a local parts store. changing the rack isn't a simple job you Will be able to see the procedure and the tools involved.... please rate this if it helped thx...

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