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2005 lincoln navigator: my power steering is not working..every once

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my power steering is not...
my power steering is not working completely, the fluid is fine in it and every once in a great while itll work for a short time???? 2005 lincoln navigator
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Hi, my name is XXXXX XXXXX system utilizes the variable power steering assist, this is controlled by a pwer steering pressure valve, it is common for these to be working intermittently, i suspect you have a bad pressure valve on this,Tim
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
how much could this cost
Auto Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 8 years ago
the valve is 86 dollars and the labor is about 75 dollars.Tim
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Auto Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 8 years ago
the valve may not need to be replaced, i have used a product called BG powersterring conditioner, and it has unstuck these valves before, its only about 10 dollars for this product, so it is worth trying first.Tim
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