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Old 01-05-2011, 06:17 AM
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My 2002 Ranger's power steering is very noisy. With only a slight turn of the steering wheel it sounds awful. It has been this way for a long time. Does anyone else have this noise? What is the problem?
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Old 01-09-2011, 07:14 AM
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Default Re: noisy steering

If it's your typically Ford P/S pump whine their may be little you can do about. Try changing the fluid and see if it helps. Most Ford pumps will buzz/whine until the vehicle goes to the boneyard and yet continue to function normally.
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Old 01-09-2011, 03:07 PM
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It's a Ford thing, every Ford truck my family has ever owned did it.
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Old 01-10-2011, 01:03 AM
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Thanks. The 'whine' has been there since I bought the truck and I didn't know if it was the power steering pump going bad or what. But it has been 'whining' about three years yet works just fine. I suppose I will just live with it. Ford can do better than that... Ford 'makes quality job one.'
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