Most likely it is a failed head gasket.
You need to replace the power steering pump. If it is leaking, it is going out.
broken piston rings maybe and oil gettin into the piston chamber.. too much oil maybe a blown head gasket... the smoke is steamy
Check engine light, poor fuel economy, cuts out, mis fires, stumbles, hesitation, black smoke,
smoke a blunt
Smoke coming out of steering box usually means the fluid is burned. It can also mean that the steering gear is failing.
only thing that will cause smoke in steering column,is an electrical short in the wiring inside the steering column
my dodge has the same problem, it is the power steering return hose being cracked or cut.
I also have a 1993 Cadillac DeVille and smoke is coming out of the steering wheel. wish I had an answer.
Bad bearing? Leak onto engine component?
Oil leak? Valve cover gasket? Power steering pump?
Power steering line leak, need to fix as can cause fire.
Smoke from the steering column indicates a short in the electrical system. Have it towed to a mechanic so they can find the short. Disconnect the battery so you do not cause a fire.
Fire... Where there is smoke, there is fire.
Possibly the power steering pressure hose. It leaks onto the manifold and smoke comes out from behind the engine near the firewall.
Been there done that on my '88. Blown head gasket, easy fix if you're mechanically inclined.
smoke means fire. u obviously have an electrical short in steering column. best take it to an auto electrician
If you poured power steering fluid into the engine oil reservoir, then you need to have an oil and filter change immediately. Possibly two changes in the next day or two to be certain the contamination is removed. There probably hasn't been any permanent damage done yet, but the longer you wait to remove power steering fluid from the engine oil, the more likely it is that (expensive) damage will occur.Otherwise, pouring steering fluid into your power steering reservoir cannot possibly be related to the smoke and fluid coming out of your exhaust. They are two totally separate systems and cross-contamination is impossible. The problem must lie elsewhere.
It could be the p/s leaaking if you are loosing fluid. Otherwise, you just have to get back there and see what is leaking.
It sounds like your power steering system may have a leak in it. Check your Power Steering hoses and cap for cracking or leaking. If the hoses are worn or cracked, under intense pressures from full lock operation (turning the wheel all the way) the hoses may spray power steering fluid onto the front exhaust manifold, causing it to evaporate or cook. This can cause the characteristic smoke you are describing. On many Taurus's there is a power steering cooler (a tube that has fins on it) located under the radiator and behind the bottom bumper opening. Check the cooler, and the hoses for leaking there as well as it is possible that they too can spray fluid onto the hot exhaust manifold. Also, do not turn your steering to full lock while the vehicle is stopped. The tremendous forces can cause damage to the power steering pump and associated hoses. If the need arises for full lock operation, do so for only a small amount of time (less than 5 seconds) and make sure to have the vehicle moving slightly (forwards or reverse) to lessen the load on the power steering assembly.
No, you shouldn't get smoke from the Power Steering. Pull the belt and check each separate pully to make sure they all turn freely.
Smoke alarms that are hard wired to the power supply will beep when the power goes out as a reminder that they are disconnected.
loss of power after,or with black smoke , indicates the turbo has quit.
Because the smoke detector uses power while trying to detect smoke.