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1998 ford escort 2.0 lx sedan power steering

When I got in my car last I could feel the power steering had gon out. I checked the fluid and it's foll what should I do next and is it any easy fix?

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  • sonja_blades Nov 06, 2008

    Thank for the info, I looked under the hood once more and saw the fan belt broke. That stops the fluid from flowing, along with other things. Thats why I had no power steering.

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Most likely the problem is the steering rack, it is a very easy repair, but you will need to have the front end aligned after you are done installing the rack assembly, make sure all the old fluid is flushed from the system or the new rack will fail from debris left over from the old failed rack

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    yadayada Nov 06, 2008

    You said the fluid was full, you didn't see the belt broke? did you have a battery light in the dash cluster on?

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