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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-03-13, 11:57 AM Thread Starter
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1999 taurus se 24 valve 3.0

My power steering is hard at idle/slow speeds &/or when applying brake at slow speeds. Why???
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Re: 1999 taurus se 24 valve 3.0

PAS fluid level o.k ?
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Re: 1999 taurus se 24 valve 3.0

Check this also ,

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Re: 1999 taurus se 24 valve 3.0

Fluid level ok.

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Re: 1999 taurus se 24 valve 3.0

Kinda hope its the vaps. Going to find code # & research. Prob. Only occurs @ low rpm { -1000 } so far. It seems.

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Re: 1999 taurus se 24 valve 3.0

Could be the pump is whupped. Higher rpm's will help build pressure that's lost due to wear.

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