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Where is the power steering pump located on the 98 mercury villag

Power steering is screeching and there is a bad knocking sound from bottom of engine

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  • gerry bissi May 11, 2010
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    Chuck Martin May 11, 2010

    I would have it looked at immediately if you have a loud knocling sound, these things have a tendency of breaking the crankshaft just behind the balancer or pulley on the front of the crankshaft. If it breaks totally off it will leave you stranded.

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