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Old 05-23-2011, 04:44 PM
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Default whinning sound with steering

like the title says everytime i turn the steering wheel you can hear a whinning sound. anybody know what could be causing it?????????
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Old 05-23-2011, 04:48 PM
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ford is known for loud power steering pumps in the rangers and other vehicles. they whine once they get a little age on them. wouldnt hurt to pop the lid on the power steering reservoir and check the fluid level though. if the noise gets worse and you start to feel the steering get stiff it may be time to replace the pump but chances are you just have a whiny pump and it will be fine.
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Old 05-23-2011, 04:53 PM
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^what he said
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Old 05-23-2011, 05:04 PM
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got 3 fords in the family and they all whine.
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Old 05-23-2011, 05:06 PM
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The ford power steering pump whine. You tell a ford is a ford when it turns.
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Old 05-23-2011, 05:24 PM
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my mustang Whines hardcore. But it sounds cool. lol
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Old 05-23-2011, 05:52 PM
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change the fluid, and use lucas
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Old 05-23-2011, 07:40 PM
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Oh yea, mine does the same thing, annoying as hell, but you get used to it
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Just tell everyone its your supercharger.
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