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HighMileage93

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Whe the timing belt broke on my 93 2.3, I had to turn the wheel several times to get it turned around and pointed back to the house. Today, while lust looking around under the hood, I noticed several things were wet on the drivers side of the engine bay. There was a puddle of fluid in the power steering pump cap. The dipstick reads dry and the cap looked a little misplaced. Is it possible the turning of the wheel caused a back-up of fluid in the pump and shot it out the top?
 


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Whe the timing belt broke on my 93 2.3, I had to turn the wheel several times to get it turned around and pointed back to the house. Today, while lust looking around under the hood, I noticed several things were wet on the drivers side of the engine bay. There was a puddle of fluid in the power steering pump cap. The dipstick reads dry and the cap looked a little misplaced. Is it possible the turning of the wheel caused a back-up of fluid in the pump and shot it out the top?
Theres a little breather hole on the PS cap. Dont ask me why or how, but under various circumstances ive had it geyser out.
 

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PS fluid shooting out of the pump reservoir if you turn the wheel without the engine running is normal operation on a Ford.
 


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