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When engine starts it whines i believe it is the power stering pump

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    whines as you sit still and turn stering wheel.

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Yes it is the power steering pump, this is all to common on all Fords, you will need to flush the system until the fluid is clear and the replace pump, following bleeding instructions that come with new/rebuilt pump. If you don't flush out the old fluid the new pump will fail again.

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