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

9 Causes of a Steering Wheel That Makes Noise When Turning

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When you have to make a turn, there shouldn’t be any noise coming from the steering wheel. Any such noises suggest there could be a problem with one or more of the numerous components in your car’s suspension and steering systems. Turning puts a lot of stress on these parts and wear them out, causing a … Read more

Top 5 Causes of Steering Wheel Shakes at Low and High Speeds

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Cars are supposed to drive even and smooth at all times, especially if you’re on a relatively good road. Chances are however, that you’ve experienced steering wheel vibrations at one point or another, and that’s perfectly normal. A lot of components used on road vehicles need replacing, and it’s not uncommon for a certain part … Read more

Speed Sensing Steering (How It Works and Why You’d Want It)

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Speed-sensing steering is like a hybrid of power steering and manual steering systems. Since most vehicles have power steering systems these days, a lot of drivers complain that they don’t feel like they’re in control of their vehicles when driving on the highway at high speeds. In essence, normal power steering gives them too much … Read more

4-Wheel Steering Systems (Advantages and Disadvantages)

The newest steering technology to be implemented into vehicles is the four-wheel steering system. What is great about this technology is that it enhances the steering response and allows you to easily keep the vehicle stable while driving at higher speeds. And, of course, the rear wheels of the vehicle will turn left and right … Read more

Steering Angle Sensor Types, Calibration and Diagnostics

The electronic speed control system depends on the steering angle sensor to calculate the angle of the steering wheel’s position as well as its rate of turn. To get this information in degrees, you can use a scanning tool. Inside the steering column, there is a sensor cluster which houses the steering angle sensor. This … 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

Car Pulls to the Right or Left When Braking (Common Causes)

The brakes are often something we take for granted when driving our cars. But when there is a malfunction in the braking system, it will be easy to notice these symptoms because they will affect our driving performance. One of the most common braking problems that someone will experience is when their steering wheel starts … Read more