Ford C-MAX STEERING

2003 Ford C-MAX Problem

Ref#10846
CarFord C-MAX 2.0TDCI ZETEC
Year2003
Ownersteve roome
Posted17/11/2011
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CAN ANYONE HELP, MY STEERING HAS A STRANGE FAULT WHICH SEEMS WORSE IN THE MORNING/OR NOT USED FOR A WHILE AND DISAPEARS AFTER AROUND 25 MINUTES, THE WHEELS WANT TO STAY STRAIGHT FOWARD, WHEN YOU TURN IT FEELS STIFF, A LOCAL GARAGE CALLED IT THE 50PENCE SYNDROME!!! TOOK IT TO THE LOCAL DEALER AND THEY WANTED OVER £1000 TO REPLACE THE PUMP & RACK !!!!
IV'E CHANGED THE FLUID AND ITS IMPROVED BUT THE FAULT IS STILL PRESENT.
Problem Category
Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres


Solution 1
bustedknuckles | Driver | Since: Nov 2011 | Posts: 2 | Fixes: 1461 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Are you getting a good fluid flow back in to the resovoir? Some resovoirs have a srainer at the bottom that can become choked.


Posted on Thursday 17th of November 2011
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Solution 2
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 11462 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Check this re, EPS .Should help you .


http://www.cmaxownersclub.co.uk/forum/tight-spot-in-power-steering_topic1087_page1.html


Posted on Thursday 17th of November 2011
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