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Steering box leak

Discover TD5 2000 LHD - metallic screeching noise when I turn left. tiny leak of steering fluid - about a tsp/day. all breaks checked and are fine.

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Hi,try putting a stop leak additive in the power-steering-pump reservare to stop the leak,and the screeching could be comeing from the belt that runs the power-steering-pump-pully.(It sounds like it might be slipping so will need adjusted).
Hope this was some help.

Posted on Dec 27, 2014

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wheel bearing. Lift the car so the wheel is not supported and twist it up nd down,, then right and left. You will feel the play.

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the windstar is very common for leaking powersteering racks, one way to check is to squeeze the boot that goes over the inner tierod and onto the steering rack, if it is squishy you will require a new steering rack

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SOURCE: terrible noice when I turn the steering wheel on my 2001 BMW 325i

Make sure you check your power steering fluid... if it's even low, it will make a terrible noise...run it on empty too long and your can ruin your power steering pump.

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That's the power steering pressure switch and it is very easy to replace. I don't know how much the part is, but it cant be very much. It's a very simple switch. I'd just replace it.

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