This evening when I left work, I started the engine and started to drive
out of the parking slot. As I tried to turn the wheel, it was apparent
that I had no power steering. When I looked down at the status panel,
there was a "power steering failure" message.
I stopped the engine and looked under the bonnet. The 2.0 TDCi doesn't
have a power steering fluid reservoir so I couldn't check fluid levels.
There was no signs of leaks. To cut a long story short, I restarted the
engine and it was fine. The steering was normal and the status message
Anyone have any ideas what's going on here? It seems like something
I don't know if its related but I've had problems before with the engine
starting and not responding in any way to throttle inputs. Stopping and
restarting usually remedies this. Ford have changed the EGR valve a few
months ago but it has done it again a few times since. Ford say there
are no fault codes and I would have to leave the car with them for a few
weeks and hope that the fault occurs when they have it.
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