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09-22-2005 06:50 PM
Originally posted by WD40
So it's the pump.
IIRC, it's a different pump than the standard models.
Anyway you can verify that with your Dealer?

At least you got it figured out.
Well, once you get your car back.
Got my car back, popped the hood and there is a new pump under the hood. It has a little plug on the front... I don't remember seeing one on the stock pump... unless the tech forgot to plug something in.
09-22-2005 03:34 PM
BlueOvalFan hey guys question, do any of you have sportlines on your car's? if so when mine was dropped i notice that the steering was tighter feeling. a bit harder to turn the wheel* anyways with the being lowered now will it put alot off stress on the steering pump and cause it to go out sonner than it should?? thanx
09-22-2005 10:43 AM
WD40 So it's the pump.
IIRC, it's a different pump than the standard models.
Anyway you can verify that with your Dealer?

At least you got it figured out.
Well, once you get your car back.
09-21-2005 11:59 PM
Toolman00 Yeah, Ford put a new pump on mine. Too bad it was shipped too late for me to pick it up... stuck with an '05 ZX4 SE loaner. I hate the look (tan exterior & interior), hate the interior styling, and the power is ok (automatic). The one thing I miss are my HID's!
09-20-2005 10:21 PM
mike 1 the same thing is wrong with mine it seems to only get like that when the car warms up
you will notice if it does that again that if you take off the powersteering cap that the fluid is not circulating also i dont know if yours does this or not but mine also vibrates real bad when turning from side to side i think we need new powersteering pumps
09-20-2005 06:28 PM
Toolman00 Ford's gonna take a look at it tomorrow, hopefully they let me know what the deal is and can fix it in a day!
09-19-2005 07:58 PM
pspringe Mine was not leaking any fluid. The seals went bad, so it just didn't pressurize the fluid.
09-19-2005 07:33 PM
Toolman00 I had an issue happen to me earlier this year (you probably read my post - with no answers I might add!).

Recently my SVT has been leaking power steering fluid. I have a thread here in the technical chat area hoping to get some replies. I'm gonna call Ford tomorrow and see if they can check it out.
09-17-2005 07:50 PM
no_peg but did you have power steering fluid leeking? Cause mind isn't leaking anything...
09-17-2005 03:30 PM
pspringe Mine went outl, like you dectribe. It would give power when the engine revs were up, but at idle, no power steering. The dealer put a new one in under warranty. Mine went out in the middle of the Dragons Tail. I figure I overheated the fluid and blew the seals on the pump.
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