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The u-joint coupling the (steering) intermediate shaft and the rack's pinion shaft is rusted up.


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In your previous question I warned about ball joints failing and that you should have them checked. I was not suggesting that your wheel will necessarily roll away from your car. Your vehicle appears to have a steering box with a track rod connecting the steering box to one front wheel, then a drag link connecting the steering of one wheel to the other. ...


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Ball joints are the most critical component of your front suspension, they are the wheel's pivot point and where most of the forces are transferred from the wheel to the body of the car. There are other suspension components which connect to the wheel, however these are not sufficient to keep the wheel aligned or even attached, especially if a ball joint ...


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Is this a good idea for a car? I'll cut to the chase - No, it's a crap idea. It's not like a car where there's all kind of ridiculous connections that can all go bad and where the chances of 1 thing goin bad out of infinite things is 100%. You see the majority of the complexity that you so charmingly dismiss as "all kind of ridiculous connections&...


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You need to bleed the system of all air before starting the vehicle. Especially on ford's, you can destroy that new pump instantly. The proper installation is as follows: Install new pump onto vehicle and connect lines Fill pump full of new power steering fluid Roll power steering pully with a wrench or by hand and add fluid accordingly, do this by hand ...


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