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I have a 2000 Ford Windstar 3.8 eng. I have had 4power

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I have a 2000 Ford Windstar 3.8 eng. I have had 4power steering pumps replaced the current one is now leaking. I extracted fluid from reservoir and there was black floaties in the fluid they are not magnetic. I suspect a hose degrading from the inside. The steering rack has also been replaced. Can you suggest a process for me to fix myself correctly?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 9 months ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 9 months ago.

I will try my best to answer all of your questions.

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3. Please understand that I am here to help you anyway I can.

YES, both power steering hoses (pressure and return lines/hoses) and then the entire system needs to be flushed including the power steering reserviour. If any new parts start to leak again, they will need to be replaced under warranty.

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 9 months ago.


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