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Old 10-04-2011, 05:33 PM
DadsFordGirl DadsFordGirl is offline
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Default Power steering pump whines a lot...

I filled the fluid tank. Still whines. My dad checked it while he was in town over the weekend and he said it looks fine.
He also said it's just a Ford thing. I never noticed it on my old truck but he said every Ford he's owned has had a whiney steering pump.

Anyone else have a loud steering pump or should I take it in somewhere and get it double checked?

It's not LOUD, but loud enough to where I can hear it in the cab with the windows up if I'm going real slow.

Hope there's not already a thread on this, used the search and didn't find anything.
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Old 10-04-2011, 05:35 PM
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Default Re: Power steering pump whines a lot...

sounds like a typical ford power steering pump... when i had my car that thing was super noisy and my grandpas ranger is super noisy
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Old 10-04-2011, 05:38 PM
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Default Re: Power steering pump whines a lot...

What DJ said. I have had many exploders and rangers and can honestly say, they all made the power steering whine.
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Old 10-04-2011, 05:39 PM
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Default Re: Power steering pump whines a lot...

my car holy shit was that PS pump loud lol
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Old 10-04-2011, 05:41 PM
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Default Re: Power steering pump whines a lot...

Glad to hear it's just a Ford thing and I don't have to drop any cash for a new one, lol.
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Old 10-04-2011, 05:43 PM
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Default Re: Power steering pump whines a lot...

lol...i really dont hear the one in my truck but i guess its because of my exhaust lol
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Old 10-04-2011, 05:47 PM
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lol...i really dont hear the one in my truck but i guess its because of my exhaust lol
Yeah I never heard the one in my old truck but never thought about my exhaust cutting it out. Had glass packs and a 4" tip. Thing sounded like a beast.
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i bet haha
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Old 10-04-2011, 08:33 PM
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Default Re: Power steering pump whines a lot...

It's a ford thing haha
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Old 10-04-2011, 08:52 PM
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Default Re: Power steering pump whines a lot...

def ford thing, '11 does it and my '88 does it with a brand new pump
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Old 10-05-2011, 03:10 AM
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Default Re: Power steering pump whines a lot...

Ford thing lol. I just dont turn my steering to the lock when I turn so I only heard it once but knew it was normal
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Old 10-05-2011, 07:51 AM
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Default Re: Power steering pump whines a lot...

I can fix the loud power steering noise. TURN UP THE HEAVY METAL DUD!
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Old 10-05-2011, 08:01 AM
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Old 10-05-2011, 03:01 PM
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Default Re: Power steering pump whines a lot...

flush all the old fluid out and put new fluid in. fords are all bad about the fluid getting nasty dirty
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Old 10-05-2011, 03:03 PM
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Default Re: Power steering pump whines a lot...

all of my cars and trucks from ford make that noise.
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