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Old 10-22-2012, 05:21 PM   #21
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Old 10-22-2012, 06:54 PM   #22
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I'm gonna be passing through there Thursday on the way home from New York

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Old 10-23-2012, 01:19 AM   #24
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I'm starting to think it depends on cross winds and the steering stiffens up when they are strong.
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Old 10-23-2012, 12:02 PM   #25
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When I was driving there was no winds. My brother has a 2012 se and his did not do it the whole trip up here my dad drove both and said mine was worse.

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I wish that, for the ST, they had put a conventional steering rack in it w/o any electronic trickery, etc. Who cares about 1-2 mpg in a pocket rocket?

Ford really needs to thoroughly test new components before letting them out. I know that the ST is a new model, but wasn't anything learned with the problems they've had with the normal Mk.3 steering over the last 1.5 years?

I had the steering gear replaced in my regular Mk3...it goes in a straight line, but the steering feel is not all that good. Nothing like a good hydraulic setup...

Hope that the dealer will be able to fix your steering ASAP...
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I wish it was like my zx3 I had it felt great and the turning ratio was a lot better

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Old 10-26-2012, 02:34 PM   #28
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Dealer has not heard of a steering problem yet it did not do it today I'm taking it in for a oil change within the next month.

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Probably has to do with the e-diff, IMO. The ECU is overcompensating. I'd find that fuse and pull it, or have the crap tuned out. Half the fun of a powerful FWD car is compensating for the power by having to cock the wheel 45 degrees to drive straight. ;)

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Old 11-05-2012, 01:02 AM   #30
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Looking in the Owners Manual it seems that the Electronic Steering Assist is tied into the ABS system also. There was only one fuse that didn't have ABS in it. So 3 total but they also list something with the number 15 in it not sure what that means.
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