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Power steering pump whinning and blowing fluid out top

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You have a defective steering rack and a noisy power steering pump, both will need to be replaced to cure this problem, u will need an alignmemt after the stering rack is installed. sorry but this is a very common failure on the taurus.

Posted on May 27, 2010

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90% of the time the problem is not the pump, but the hose connections. Detach the connections, clean any debis on the threads and reattach. Be careful not to cross thread when reattaching and don't over-tighten. Making a connection too tight might warp the connection and cause a leak. In severe cases you may need to replace the hoses. They are available at most auto parts store and will save you $$ over going to a dealer.

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make sure the pump is full. sometimes it takes a bit to break them in a couple weeks or so

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SOURCE: My 2004 Acura MDX is making a whinning noise. we

the fluid could be burnt and the filter may need to change. You would aslo need to check the air in your tires to see if one of the front tires is low on air, then the next thing would be to check to see if a brake caliper is sticking.

Posted on Apr 16, 2010

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Is it cold where you are? Whining sound is indication that it is starting to fail. Cold weather can make it whine also.

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Testimonial: "yes very cold in 20's and just started noticing. maybe it will make it to spring. thanks"

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