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2003 F250: I have super power steering..resistance..steering wheel…

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2003 F250 6.0 - all...
2003 F250 6.0 - all the sudden out of the blue I have super power steering. No resistance at all when I use the steering wheel; in fact, I can spin the wheel one direction or the other when sitting still and and it will advance all the way to the end of the steering cycle.
Are there any recalls on this? or what would be your diagnosis?
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Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 8 years ago
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Hello and thanks for using Just Answer.
I will try my best to help you with your question.

 

There are no recalls for the power steering system. You may have a problem with the power steering pump creating too much pressure which will cause what you have "Excessive Power Steering Assist".

This is rare because not too many people will complain about it till the power steering pump fails because of it.

Replace the power steering pump. It is actually bad to have excessive power steering assist. You will have a pressure line blow out and you will loose your power steering and you power brake assist.

 

 

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