Where is the psps on an 01 taurur

Asked by Jan 28, 2016 at 06:29 AM about the 2001 Ford Taurus SES

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When car is running, power steering fluid is low but
when you shut it off fluid pushes up out of pump

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Ronald, The power steering pressure switch is located on the steering rack of the vehicle. Here is a link showing the location (number 13 in the diagram I believe) If you are getting fluid pumping out of the pump reservoir, then its either overfilled, or there is an air bubble present in the system. Good luck. http://www.oepartsstore.com/a/Ford__Taurus/54641528__6487 631/STEERING-GEAR--LINKAGE/JN92210.html

Tried the link but doesn't go anywhere but thank you

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So sorry the link didnt work. Ill attach an image this time instead. Here is the legend for the image, hope this helps: Item Part Number Description 1 N606676-S428 Screw 2 3691 Power Steering Reservoir Pump Hose 3 3A714 Power Steering Left Turn Pressure Hose 4 -- Frame 5 3A713 Power Steering Return Hose 6 3D746 Power Steering Fluid Cooler 7 3493 Power Steering Return Line 8 N611176-S56 Screw 9 3E764 Power Steering Pump Reservoir 10 N808515-S36 Stud 11 N621906-S100 Nut 12 2344 Power Steering Return Line Clamp 13 3F619 Bracket 14 3A674 Power Steering Pump 15 3N824 Power Steering Pressure Switch 16 -- Power Rack and Pinion Steering Gear 17 3C510 Power Steering Hose Bracket 18 N605893-S301 Screw 19 3F540 Steering Shaft U-Joint Shield A -- Tighten to 9-12 N-m (80-106 Lb-In) B -- Tighten to 4-5 N-m (36-45 Lb-In)

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Yikes, looks like that didnt word wrap correctly. Number 15 is calling out the PSPS.

Thank you but that is a different system than I have

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