Right before my power steering pump took a dump, it died like described above a few times. It only occurred when it was worked hard with elevated rpms. Probably a case of cavatating fluid, and poor pump internals. Ford replaced the pump for free and I now run Redline power steering fluid. Nate.
2004 SVT Focus Black w/ red inserts, HID's, Audiophile.
Show: Euro Upper Grille, Clear Corners, 5% tint on rear three, Black EAP Wheels.
Go: Steeda STS, All 3 Mounts, MSD Coil/Wires, Steeda SRI, Side Gapped Copper Plugs, Steeda Chromoly STB, F2 Rear Sway Bar, SS Brake Lines, SRF Throttle Body, ORP, Second Resonator, Grounding Kit, SVT Salvage battery box and Odyssey battery.