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Old 04-22-2014, 12:43 PM
Avelle Avelle is offline
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Default Whinne, is that power steering or Transmission?

How do I tell where the whine comes from? Is there are a way to test the power steering pump and keep it isolated from the transmission, or test the transmission with out interference from the PSP?
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Old 04-22-2014, 12:57 PM
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Use your ears. Power steering is at the front of the truck and will usually only happen when you steer. Transmission is from right under your feet and happens when you drive.
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Old 04-22-2014, 01:16 PM
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If it whines when you are driving then trans, if your in park not moving and you turn the wheel side to side, power steering pump. Fords have noisy pumps. It's normal.
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Old 04-23-2014, 10:47 AM
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Mine whines at start up. Longer on cold days. Isolated it to the trans by taking the belt off.
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Old 04-24-2014, 12:35 AM
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Smile Re: Whinne, is that power steering or Transmission?

Thank you all for your help. I'd gladly use my ears, if I had two to use. In my case I can only hear out of one, deaf in the other. I appreciate all the help and suggestions.
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Old 04-24-2014, 05:48 PM
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Thank you all for your help. I'd gladly use my ears, if I had two to use. In my case I can only hear out of one, deaf in the other. I appreciate all the help and suggestions.
That makes things hard, haha. Got a friend who can help out? Even with two working ears I sometimes ask for a second opinion.
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:08 PM
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Thank you all for your help. I'd gladly use my ears, if I had two to use. In my case I can only hear out of one, deaf in the other. I appreciate all the help and suggestions.
Whenever I hear noises I take off the belt and see if it had to do with the accessories. Then, I spin a few pulleys to see which one it comes from.
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