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Old 08-20-2003, 11:59 PM
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Is noisy power steering just a ford thing, or just somethign that seems to happen to every ford product ive ever owned. I have a 2000 B3000 and the power steering is quite loud when you turn the wheel at low, or no speed. What can i do to get rid of the whining sound its making?
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The only Ford product I've ever seen that didn't have a loud PS pump is my 2000 Merc. Mystique. Brand spanking new pumps are quiet, but after that about the only way to alleviate the noise is to wear some earplugs...
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It is pretty normal for fords. Mine does the same thing, as long as your moving it usually isn't that loud, but if your stopped it is very noticable.
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Is noisy power steering just a ford thing, or just somethign that seems to happen to every ford product ive ever owned. I have a 2000 B3000 and the power steering is quite loud when you turn the wheel at low, or no speed. What can i do to get rid of the whining sound its making?
I notice that autozone has a $12 kit for the power steering pump. I wonder what special tools and problems that would entail. I'm considering the rebuilt PS pump for mine too.

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i would pay the extra money and get the rebuilt ps pump. It shouldn't repuire any special tools. You just have to be carefuly, and know what your doing.
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Noisy power steering

That's odd. I've owned 4 Ford trucks, and a Ford car. And 3 of them had over 100k miles, one had 83K, and my current one is new. And NONE of them ever gave me a single problem with noises from the power-steering pump. I personally think yours has a problem.
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Wait another couple of years, and it will happen. Where I work most of the vehicles with ps problems have indeed been Fords. I'm not raggin on them but, it seems to be an inevident problem. I am unsure if I spelled that word right. But most of the ps problems seem to be late model Windstars and Rangers.
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Look around at the other posts, this happens to all Ford', Mazda's, and Mercury's. I wish it didn't, my 89 Bronco 351 P.S. pump is louder than my exhaust, and it is brand new! It said right on the box when I opened it that the thing would be loud ... unacceptable.

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