Your vehicle’s power steering system is very complex and is perhaps the most overlooked of all vehicle systems requiring regular maintenance. It is an extremely complicated and sophisticated hydraulic mechanism.
The system usually contains a power steering pump, steering gear & linkages, drive belts, bearings, valves, hoses and seals. Power steering is a system for reducing the steering effort on vehicle by using an external power source to assist in turning the wheels.
Things that may indicate you may be having a power steering related problems
- During cold starts your car makes a “whining” sound.
- A “squealing” sound when making sharp turns.
- *Power steering reservoir is low on fluid.
- Steering wheel binds, or jumps while making turns.
Here at A-Plus Automotive we have highly ASE certified technicians that can handle all aspects of the power steering system.