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

5 Answers


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


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)


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

Your Answer


Looking for a Used Taurus in your area?

CarGurus has 15,698 nationwide Taurus listings starting at $1,900.


Ford Taurus Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
  • #2
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
374 Great Deals out of 27,017 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Explorer
830 Great Deals out of 64,217 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford F-150
2,558 Great Deals out of 220,223 listings starting at $1,222
Used Ford Mustang
291 Great Deals out of 38,369 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Malibu
608 Great Deals out of 48,695 listings starting at $1,800
Used Honda Accord
540 Great Deals out of 94,361 listings starting at $1,300
Used Toyota Camry
807 Great Deals out of 71,840 listings starting at $175
Used Ford Focus
408 Great Deals out of 71,381 listings starting at $999
Used Ford Escape
929 Great Deals out of 105,848 listings starting at $550
Used Nissan Maxima
231 Great Deals out of 17,870 listings starting at $1,995

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford Taurus For Sale
5,754 listings starting at $14,233
2017 Ford Taurus For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 1,671 listings starting at $16,900
2016 Ford Taurus For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 817 listings starting at $11,799
2015 Ford Taurus For Sale
40 Great Deals out of 1,617 listings starting at $8,500
2014 Ford Taurus For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 854 listings starting at $6,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.