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EPS (Electronic Power Steering)

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How to Replace a Power Steering Control Unit
Signs of a failing power steering control unit include an illuminated EPS (Electric Power Steering) Warning Light or difficulty steering the vehicle.

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What does it mean if the Electronic Power Steering indicator comes on in the dash?
Your car is equipped with an electronic power steering system (EPS). This is very different from a conventional hydraulic system. If the Electronic Power Steering indicator in the dash comes on, there’s something wrong with the system. Here’s what you...
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What does the electronic power steering light mean?
Your car does not have a conventional hydraulic power steering system. It’s equipped with an electronic power steering system (EPS). This system draws its power from the alternator and battery in the car, and does not require any fluid to...
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What does the Electric Power Steering indicator light mean if it comes on in the dash?
Instead of using a traditional hydraulic power steering system, your vehicle is equipped with electric power steering(EPS). In this system, the EPS control module receives input from the steering angle sensor. It then uses this information to control the steering...
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What does it cost to repair/replace the electronic power steering
There are many different parts to the electronic power steering on your 2011 Hyundai Elantra. I cannot provide a quote without knowing more about what is causing the EPS light. Common failures are steering angle sensors, the power steering rack,...
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EPS 2011 Acura TSX
The problem you are experiencing with your electronic power steering system sounds like the issue may have to do with a failing motor or another electronic component of the system. When problems arise, the system is turned off which reverts...
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How do you remove the electrical connector from the power steering pressure sensor on a 2007 AWD Nissan Murano.
You first have to remove the rubber boot back and then the release is on the sides and all you do is squeeze the sides and it should come loose for the sensor.
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Steering pulls side to side and not straight ahead
Thanks for writing in about your 2013 Audi Allroad Quattro. Unfortunately, this is an ongoing issue with Audi currently related to their electronic lane assist function. Audi is aware of the issue. I would recommend seeing your nearest dealer for...
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what do i need to do when my tire pressure, electric steering and vehicle stability lights come on
Due to the impact of another vehicle hitting your car, there may be several things wrong that may or may not be visible such as the wheel speed sensors. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of...
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The car keeps displaying a power steering light on the dashboard followed by hardened steering
Toyota Corollas from 2009 and newer have electronic power steering and no power steering pump. The problem lies within the steering column and the electric power steering electronic control unit (ECU). The ECU has failed and is no longer giving...
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Electric power-steering issue on a Vauxhall Meriva
You have electric power steering. Electric-powered steering systems are something that an average guy can’t analyze. You can take it off and put another one on but you can’t analyze it. So, you might call the professionals from YourMechanic. Have...
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My Toyota Corolla 2015 EPS came on when I just drove about a minute from my house. The brakes of the car are hard
Hello, thank you for writing in. It sounds like you may have a voltage problem going on. I usually check the connection me at the battery first. If the battery connections are fine then the alternator and battery must be...
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EPS light came on
There is a problem with the logic which turns on the EPS dash light for your Forte, which is addressed with Kia Technical Service Bulletin TSB-10044130-2564. Check with your Kia dealer service center for this software update per this TSB....
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Steering rack problem 2005 Audi A5
Hi there - yes, the "D" unit is an updated steering rack ("F" updated models are already available, so the updates continue). However, remember that this is electrically power-assisted, and there is a software component to the equation. If you...
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In my i10 the EPS is not sowing (switching ON)
Hello. There are known problems with the software in the electronic power-assist steering system for 2012 models. There is a technical service bulletin (322996) which instructs dealer service to update the software in vehicles with EPS problems. I would recommend...
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HI I own hyundai i30 2012 model my eps light is flashing, what does this mean?
The EPS (Electronic Power Steering) light flashing indicates that you may have a power steering malfunction. This light normally comes on for a brief moment when the car is first started and then should turn off. When this happens you...
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HOW TO FIX EPS WARNING LIGHT ON A HYUNDAI I 20
Hello. The electronic power steering system is a newer form of power steering the uses an electric motor and gear reduction to assist with steering. This of course replacing the standard hydraulic power steering fluid system. The warning light will...
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Got a Golf Mk4 and the battery died, now the EPS light is showing as well as a few other lights on the dashboard
It sounds like the alternator has failed. The alternator is used to supplement power to the electrical components and maintain battery charge. Once this fails, the electrical system will quickly show the signs of this failure. An alternator test by...
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While driving my ABS and EPS dashboard lights come on. Can any mechanic service this or should I go to the dealership?
The ABS system has several components that it relies on to operate properly, both hydraulic and electrical. Any qualified technician can perform repair work on the system and I strongly suggest that one performs an inspection to prevent replacing unnecessary...
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My EPS, Battery, and Oil Indicator Lights suddenly came on while driving, and my car has stopped moving. My steering also feels heavy
Hyundai has a recall on some model Hyundai cars with this issues (Recall # 14V325000). You don't mention which model you own, but the symptoms you describe match. This recall addresses a wiring harness issue which causes electrical steering assist...

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