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Old 11-19-2010, 10:22 AM   #1
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Upgrade Power Steering Pressure Sensor?

Have a leaking Power Steering Pressure Sensor on my 02 Focus wagon with ~21K mi.

This is the first time I have had a sensor fail so would like to use a Power Steering Pressure Sensor that will last.

If anyone has replaced this sensor would be interested in any suggestions.

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Old 11-19-2010, 10:25 AM   #2
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is it just loose? or maybe a bad o-ring on the sensor? a quick google search showed a o ring on it.
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Old 11-19-2010, 02:37 PM   #3
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Yeah, that sounds faulty... I run good aftermarket fluid in mine. But the parts are all stock with no issues...
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This may help you with what actually failed

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=242935
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'02 is likely the issue, not the 21,000 miles. Plastic pieces give up from age more often than from other causes....

8 yrs. from the original one?

Stick in another & don't worry about it...

We see these fail occasionally that way, but it's NOT an epidemic like old Toyota oil pressure sensors were....
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Old 11-22-2010, 04:19 PM   #6
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Thanks everyone!

Was offline for a while.

Finally realized from a_2000_se link that I was using the wrong search terms.

Is it possible to change the Subject Heading to "Upgrade Power Steering Pressure Switch?

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