it requires a special pressure release tool
The emergency flashers are "ON". The two wires that feed the lights are shorted together. Check the front turn signals also for both being "ON"
There is no power steering filter
No, it doesn't
All Ford Taurus power steering systems take MERCON V Transmission Fluid.
According to the 2002 Ford Taurus Owner Guide : ( Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid is used as the power steering fluid )
Hello,The multi function is in the steering column.It contains the 4 way and the turn signal flashers as well as wiper switch. Buy it at any ford dealer.
Try checking the power steering fluid. My taurus did the same thing until i filled the power steering fluid.
According to the 1998 Ford Taurus Owner Guide : ( Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid is used as the power steering fluid )
No. The serpentine belt controls A/C, alternator, water pump, power steering pump, and that is it. And if the belt is replaced properly, it will not cause damage to anything.
use a grenade
Transmission Range sensor evidently is the answer. This is called a couple of different names but located on top of transaxle. I have same problem with just power steering getting stiff after replacing the pump and rack & pinion.
I replaced a power steering pump on a Jeep Cherokee a while back, and it too whined for a while. I suspect it is normal until all the air has worked its way out of the lines, because after a day or two, all was fine.
The GEM module is to the left of the steering column.
By getting a Focus
On the right side of the steering wheel.
According to the 2005 Ford Taurus Owner Guide : Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid is used as the power steering fluid
power steering is very noisy
You can "readily" do it yourself! The hub/bearing assembly is held onto the steering knuckle with 3 bolts. See "Related Questions" below for more
My Taurus won't start if the steering wheel isn't perfectly straight.
On firewall, above the steering column On firewall, above the steering column
You won't want to. If you disconnect it, your steering will be almost too hard to turn in normal driving.
Most likely only the fuse needs replacing. Fuse for sure.