The power steering pump whines

Tiny
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  • 2001 FORD TAURUS
  • 30,000 MILES
When you shut the car off fluid comes out the vent hole on the reservoir fill cap. Have not done anything yet
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Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 AT 3:25 PM

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Tiny
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Try flushing the system first before replacing the pump.

Roy
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Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 AT 4:03 PM
Tiny
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Not sure where that will get me or help. Was done a year ago.
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Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 AT 4:06 PM
Tiny
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It sounds like the pump is going bad. IF you steer the car with the engine off it will purge fluid from the pump, normally.
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Thursday, October 11th, 2012 AT 12:56 AM

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