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I have a 2009 Ford escape and am having issues with the power steering not working unless you cycle the car starting? the steering column was replaced recently at the dealership yet sometimes you still have to restart the car to get the power steering to work? any ideas

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Ford Mechanic: James, Ford Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello, do you have your vin number by chance?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I can get it but don't have it handy right now
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
your still there?
Ford Mechanic: James, Ford Technician replied 2 years ago

I am. Usually if you have to restart it for the power steering the electronic power steering is failing.

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Ford Mechanic: James, Ford Technician replied 2 years ago

If you had your vin I can see if there is an active recall or technical bullitens out on your vehicle. It sounds like the electronic power steering gear may be failing though.

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