06 Feb, 19

The Advancement of Power Steering Systems

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Power Steering Technology

Since the 1950s, power steering has been making life easier for drivers. Without it, drivers would have to exert hulk strength in order to steer, especially when driving at a slow speed, however, these systems provide a simpler way for drivers to steer their vehicles without much effort. From complicated pulleys to the electronic steering system that many of us are familiar with today, these systems have become more advanced with time. Hydraulic A hydraulic power steering system adds pressure…

23 Jan, 19

Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Vehicles For Steering Wheel Issues: Is Your Car Amongst These?

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Know if your vehicle is part of a recall

A product recall is a request to return a product after a safety issue or defect has been found that could be dangerous. Hearing about recall reports may trigger an 'I wish I never experience that type of bad luck' moment. however, as you all know, life doesn't always work out the way we want it to. Of course, it's disheartening finding out you've got a defective part in your car, but after receiving a recall report, you should feel…

06 Sep, 18

Electric Power Steering Guide

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Electric power steering (EPS) is a prime example of the evolution of the automotive industry and how there is a slow transition from classic hydraulics to electrics. But have you thought about the reasons why this transition is occurring? One important reason is increased fuel efficiency. This is due to the exclusion of the power steering pump from the steering system. As the pump can use up to 10 horsepower under load, with the removal of this pressure on the…

24 Jul, 18

Power Steering Pump Whining Noises

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Have you ever been casually cruising down a street, enjoying the silence in your car as opposed to the usual blasting of the radio, when your vehicle suddenly lets out a long whine? In turn, you’ve let out a loud groan because you know when your vehicle makes a noise like that, it can’t be good news! Well, to narrow down the bad news, this whine can usually be recognised as a power steering pump noise. You’ll only hear this…

05 Jul, 18

Bad Steering Rack: Signs To Look Out For!

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When you’re driving, you tend to know how your steering should feel, so if you notice anything off with it, any signs that there may be a fault in the power steering system, or specifically an issue with the steering rack, it can be quite worrying. Unfortunately, it’s not an easy diagnosis when it comes to figuring out the root cause of your steering problem, as there are quite a few components that could be the culprit. So how can…

05 Jun, 18

How To: Check The Level Of Your Power Steering Fluid

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Now let’s be straight here, power steering is like our silent saviour when driving… who wants to be fighting with a steering wheel every time you need to turn a corner or park? So, unless you want to be doing arm day, well… everyday, then you should do well in treating our silent hero with respect, by keeping on top of its maintenance! So, we’re here to tell you how and why you need to be a watchful guardian to…