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High pitch noise seems to be steering and temperature related.

My 2003 ford windstar makes a high pitch whinning sound when the outside temperature about 40 degrees F and above. Is loudest when making a turn in either direction. Was told by ford service department it was temperature related and to ignore it.

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  • grandpa225 Mar 05, 2009

    I have it serviced a the ford dealer. I assume it has been checked.

  • John Aman
    John Aman May 11, 2010

    I assume the power steering fluid level has been checked?



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I have a 2003 Ford Windstar also. You probably will need to replace the power steering motor. It will get worse, and if it goes out, it may lock up your serpentine belt, and you'll be on the side of the road.

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

  • sirenawilkin Jun 09, 2011

    I have a 2003 ford windstar and eventhough i had powersteering fluid in my car I neededa little bit more over the line for the noise to go away and it has never came back. The deaker told me I needed a new transmission. I have noticed most for dealers don't know what they are talking about.



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