If the power steering works when accelerating and does not work when the speed is slow what are the possible problems?
1 steering punp drivebelt faulty or not adjusted properly. 2 fluid level low. 3 hoses or lines restricted. 4 air in power steering system.
Power steering belt or the power steering pump. Read More
This is two of the things I know that could be wrong. The power steering pump is either bad or there is no power steering fluid in the pump causing it to have steering problems. Be sure to check the fluid level in the power steering pump. Read More
The power steering on a vehicle can be jammed due to a rack and pinion issue in the steering column. Another possible cause could be that the power steering fluid may be low and the power steering pump may be going out. Read More
It is not possible to alter a car from a manual steering into a power steering car. The engines for the two types of cars are very different. Read More
Whining noises often come from the alternator or the steering pump. Check the power steering fluid in the pump (there is a dipstick on the pump), and have an AVR test done on the alternator. If the alternator is faulty, you are probably having battery problems as well. If the steering pump is low on fluid or is faulty, you probably are experiencing jerky steering from time to time. Read More
there is no power steering fluid, this is an electric assist power steering system, is you are having problems let the experts handle this go to the dealership. Read More
How do you remove power steering pulley without removing power steering pump from your 1997 Buick Le Sabre?
It is not possible to remove the power steering pulley on a 1997 Buick Le Sabre without removing the power steering pump. Read More
More than likely... the power steering belt. Read More
This could be a number of things. If the sqeeking happens when braking, then you probably need brakes. If it happens while driving, accelerating and turning then it could be the belt that is making noise. This can be due to a loose belt, worn tensioner or power steering fluid low or power steering issue. Read More
You don't. Saturn Ions don't use a hydraulic power steering system. They use an electric power steering system using a small electric motor to provide steering assistance. If you have any problems with the power steering, take it to a GM dealer. GM had many problems with it, so they extended the power steering warranty on all Saturn Ions, Chevy Cobalts, Chevy HHRs and Pontiac G5s to 10 years or 100,000 miles. Read More
Could be the power steering pump is failing or low on fluid. Read More
power steering pump failure ----------------------- If it is a Dodge truck then i see alot of Power steering pump shafts that are broken. To test, then pull on the power steering pump pulley - if it pulls out then you have a broken pump shaft. Read More
The new Electric power steering is on the shaft of the steering wheel. Many folks have problems with the steering going out of control. If you're one please report it to the saftercars dot gov Read More
It is possible to drive a Chevy Trailblazer with no power steering. However, it isn't recommended. The steering column could freeze and there could be no way to steer the car. Read More
The main cause of a power steering pump failure is a way to gasket. Electronic fuel pumps can fail due to wiring problems. Read More
The power steering fluid is leaking because somewhere in the power steering system there is a leak. It is possible one of the seals on the steering rack has worn out. That would be a good place to start. It could also be coming from a leaky seal on the power steering pump or from one of the lines. Read More
You don't, you take it to the dealer if you have a problem with it. That car has a recall because it has had a lot of previous problems. The power steering is bad. Read More
There isn't any. The power steering system is entirely electric. If you peek under the dash on the driver's side to the left of the steering column you'll see a rather large electric motor that does your power steering. Problems with the power steering system will light the Malfunction Indicator Light that's shaped like a car and has a wrench on it. Read More
Well sounds like you lost your hydroboost. You might have a power steering leak. Check your power steering fluid first. Over on the lower drivers side front of the engine. Read More
The oil is bad for your seals in the pump as well as the hoses. If you have oil in your power steering system you should have it flushed as soon as possible. Read More
It is possible to drive with a bad power steering pump. However, this is not a good idea because the wheel won't turn as it should. Read More
There is no pump to replace. Saturn Ions do not use conventional hydraulic power steering. They use a electric power steering system that uses a small electric motor to provide steering assistance. They are known for problems. If you are having problems with yours, bring it to any GM dealer and they should fix it. GM extended the warranty on the power steering of all Saturn Ions, Chevy Cobalts, Chevy HHRs and Pontiac G5s to… Read More
Fill your power steering fluid. When you get low it will start to whine. Do this as quickly as possible, because replacing a power steering pump is not fun. Read More
Steering wheel noises can be caused by low power steering fluid. A loose or worn belt or suspension problems can also cause a steering wheel to make noises when turned. Read More
It may leak out and/or blow the cap off. The loose cap could possible land in or near the belts (although this is unlikely) causing further problems including breakdown (stalling or overheating) or power steering failure which can cause loss of steering control and a crash. Usually it just leaks out a little, though. Read More
Your cars power steering pump has to warm up for a little while to stop it. Read More
Not as bad as putting a little bit of power steering fluid in the brake reservoir, but I would have the power steering system flushed just the same. Problems wouldn't happen soon but in the long term they will. Read More
It is recommended although I have never done it, never have had any problems Read More
You are having fan belt problems. Read More
1999 Ford Taurus his having problems with the power steering First the power steering fluid has turned black and is overflowing out of the top where the cap is The power steering is hard to turn?
Try draining the old power steering fluid using a small suction device and refill it with fresh fluid. Then bleed the air out by turning the wheel back and forth several times with the car off. If that does not fix it, a new power steering pump is probably needed. Read More
Using the wrong power steering fluid on a mini can cause all kinds of problems. The car might steer differently, or the fluid could leak or damage the steering rack and pump. Read More
What is wrong with a 1994 LT1 police package Caprice 5.7 installed new power steering pump and power steering box and the lines are not clogged and have no air in them but still has steering problems?
"Problems" isn't an adequate description of what's going on. It could be anything from low tire pressure to alignment or even the steering column coupling. To the best of my knowledge, there aren't any mind readers here. Read More
Possible, yes. Practical.. not so much. Read More
It's possible but not likely. As far as you are sure that you have put the right kind of fluid, it's not the fluid's fault. It might be joints, power steering pump, pump steering rack, some air or water in the system. Read More
Notchy feel when turning the steering wheel Noise from the pump area when wheels are turned Possible stiffness when turning steering wheel. Read More
If the fluid level is fine, but the power steering isn't working, it's possible the pump has gone out. Another possibility is that the power steering belt is broken or slipping. It may need to be replaced or adjusted. Read More
You can adjust the steering box some. Or possible ball joint problems. If the problem is lurches and surges in the steering (can feel like loose idler arm, loose ball joints, etc.), one common cause is a faulty steering position sensor. This $60 sensor at the base of the steering column (inside the vehicle) tells the variable assist power steering how fast you are turning the steering wheel. Read More
You won't want to. If you disconnect it, your steering will be almost too hard to turn in normal driving. Read More
You can do it. I did it on my 1996 Saturn, but I did it while I was changing the engine. The new engine came with a power steering pump, so I also purchased a new power steering rack as well, and while I had the engine out I removed the old manual steering rack and put in the new one, connected the hoses, and voila, I had power steering. I'm not sure all cars… Read More
Hydraulic power steering is a primitive technology used for decades and has improved a lot with time. Earlier, it did not have any difference in steering response with speed of the car, but the new age of hydraulic power steering are speed sensitive and work better than the older hydraulic power steering. Electric power steering are comparatively new technology with less complicated build and mechanism, takes less space and are more durable. Electric power steering… Read More
Yes, absolutely. Read More
Leaking power steering rack. If only power steering was an option and you could buy one without it! Why they have to put power steering on such a small car is beyond my comprehension.. Unfortunately, a leak means an MOT failure, even though you could go for years topping it up. Read More
What could be causing your 1992 Chrysler 5th avenue to have steering problems When you turn to right it is almost like it locks up?
power steering belt is slipping or loose Read More
Secure the power steering pump with the retaining bolts. Attach the power steering hose to the power steering pump. Put the belt on to the power steering pump. Fill the power steering system with fluid. Read More
Ford Escort power steering jumps to one side when accelerating and comes back to centre when you decelerate?
Something is wrong in the front suspension. Could be tie rod, ball joint, or the strut. Read More