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I have a 1999 ford taurus station wagon 3.0 Litre. Recently…

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I have a 1999 ford taurus station wagon 3.0 Litre. Recently replaced did a top power steering flush thinking that the whining noise coming most likely from the pump would disappear without having to replace power steering pump.

Mechanic's Assistant: When was the fluid last checked? Have you heard any whining noises while turning the wheel?

I replaced the fluid yesterday. I took the car for a run and a loud fast clanking noise occurred. I pulled over and discovered

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Taurus yourself? What have you tried so far?

Would like to . Ive only changed the fluid ( just a top flush )

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I have no power steering , loud clanking noise, next suspect could be water pump. Engine overheats

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