6 Symptoms of a Bad Power Steering Pump (and Replacement Cost)

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Power steering was created in 1951 to help drivers turn their vehicles with ease. During a time when cars started getting bigger and heavier, this was a welcome advancement in technology. It takes more energy to move something with more mass, especially at low speeds. Classic power steering uses a power steering pump that moves … Read more

Power Steering Replacement and Repair Cost (for 4 Common Parts)

In the old days, steering a vehicle required drivers to have strong arms and a strong upper body. If they didn’t then it would have been very difficult for them to steer. Fortunately, power steering was invented to give any driver the ability to steer their vehicle and make turns without much effort. The power … Read more

5 Causes of a Steering Wheel That’s Hard to Turn

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Every vehicle has a steering system which gives the driver control over the direction in which they are driving. If you don’t have a functional steering system, then it will create all kinds of problems for you. More importantly, it will make your vehicle unsafe for yourself and the other people on the road around … Read more

3 Symptoms of Low Power Steering Fluid

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While almost every vehicle on the road today has power steering, there are different ways the system is designed. Some form of hydraulic power steering is by far the most common (for now) and like any other automotive system, problems can occur. See Also: Electric vs Hydraulic Power Steering For now, though, hydraulic steering is … Read more

Electric vs Hydraulic Power Steering

Power steering is a system in cars that makes it easier for drivers to steer their wheels by assisting them with the torque. The traditional form of power steering is hydraulic power steering, which consists of hoses, drive belt, fluid, a pulley and a pump. Hydraulic Power Steering Basically, it works by having the pump … Read more