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EPS (Electronic Power Steering)

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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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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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my eps light is blinking
Your vehicle's electronic power steering system (EPS) relies on a computer-controlled electric motor to operate the steering rack. The control module for the EPS system has detected a fault in the system. If you request a diagnostic the responding certified...
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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?
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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
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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?
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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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Why is my steering wheel hard to turn and my EPS light on in my 2004 Mazda RX-8
Hi there. This is a common issue on your vehicle. Most of the time this is caused by a problem with the steering angle sensor. The sensor stops reading properly which causes the steering to act like this. There are...
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What do you do when the EPS light come on to fix it? 2008 Hyundai Elantra
Hi there - the EPS, or electronic power steering, is the electrically assisted power steering. A malfunction or failure of this system could suddenly make steering effort more difficult or possible freeze the steering. This is a safety issue of...
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Eps light
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is illuminating the Electronic Power Steering warning light. This light may stand for several different malfunctions. The first thing that needs to be done is a scan of the vehicle's diagnostic troubleshooting...
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Is my repair strategy is good?
The steering torque sensor is Ford part number CL8Z-3F818-A and it was used from model year 2008 to 2012. The best strategy is to buy a brand new sensor from Ford and install it in your existing column. Ford's recommendation...
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car squeaks and is har to turn
I'm going to guess that you have a power steering pump belt that is slipping. The slipping belt makes the squeal and the slower turning pump makes the wheel hard to turn. Your car may just need a new belt...
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lights on for power steering and stabilitrack on
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The electronic power steering system can absolutely be replaced. Due to the fact the light is on the system is obviously detecting an issue, and a diagnostic scan of the vehicle can be done...
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EPS light
Hello. The EPS light comes on when the computer detects an issue with the vehicle's electronic power steering system. If the computer detects an issue with the system it will set off the warning light to notify the driver of...
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Why is my EPS warning light on in my 2001 VW Beetle
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Check engine light and temporary loss of steering/accelerator
Hello. The symptoms you describe can be caused by different things. Both the throttle and steering on your vehicle are electronically controlled, and can have problems if any of the components to these systems have issues. If the throttle body...

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