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Vehicle steers to the right by itself.

I rebuilt the control valve and re-sealed the power cylinder, now the vehicle steers itselt to the right. Any suggestions, could it be that the p/s system isn't bleed properly?

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  • klein_design Apr 19, 2009

    I don't see a procedure for adjusting the control valve in the Ford factory workshop manual.

    It turns to the right by itself while lifted on a hoist.

  • klein_design Apr 19, 2009

    What is the proper p/s bleeding procedure?

  • klein_design Apr 19, 2009

    control valve was out of adjustment, manual was incorrect.



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Control valve out of adjustment.

Posted on Apr 18, 2009

  • Jonah Oneal Apr 19, 2009

    your steering gear could be binding.your pitman arm and steering gear if they alignment not right it will cause you steering bleeding the system .raise your front wheels off ground.with engine off .turn steering wheel to the left .fill reservoir to cold mark.turn steering wheel right and left with no contact it about 5 times check fluid level .keep it at the cold mark.if fluid get tan its full of air let it set for several minutes . once your fluid level is right.air bubbles is gone.turn steering wheels straight ahead crank engine .let idle .check for leaks .check fluid level .set wheels on ground.let car idle for 3 to 5 minutes.road test it.make sure steering is right be getting on high way.


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Yeah could be or maybe your front alignment baring could be worn out I had a car that done that and it was alignment if you ever wrecked it frame could be twisted enough to pull right check tires if going bald on inside on the right tire and outside on left all you have to do is pull bolts out square them off and drive it for a little while if problem repeats get new barrings

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