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97 taurus problem with power steering

My taurus has a problem with the power steering not working when i firet start the car. after a few times of starting and stopping the engine it starts to work. ive checked for loose connections and replaced the alternator and battery. problem still happens. i put a remote starter in it when i first got the car and when i used the start feature the car would not have power steering . lately it happens all the time

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I think you may have a problem with the rack and pinion unit. They use to call it "morning sickness". I can't remember the exact cause, but it has to do with the internal parts of the rack and pinion. It wouldn't have anything to do with an electrical problem.

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