Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Dashboard warning light

asked by on

During my arrival at home I got a yellow steering warning light. It wasn't flashing, it was solid. What should I do now, please help
My car has a manual transmission.

A: Hi, thanks for writing in. First, check tha...

Hi, thanks for writing in. First, check that the lever under the steering column for the tilt mechanism is locked securely in place. If it is, then the steering system should be inspected and diagnosed. Depending on which model your car is, it may be equipped with electric power steering. Here at YourMechanic, we can have a technician come to your home or office to inspect the steering system for you, and make or suggest the necessary repairs.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Squeaking and clicking when breaking.

Hi there. It appears to me that you might have a pretty severe brake pad issue or stabilizer bar joint that is going bad. Typically the grinding noise when applying the brakes is a brake pad that has worn out...

Q: Soft brakes make me think they won’t work

Any unusual braking occurrences should be viewed as potentially serious. However, the symptom you describe is more indicative of a common issue Toyota had with the Tundra, causing them to issue a on it. It has to do with replacing...

Q: Belts are cracked and need replacing, okay to leave off a/c belt?

Hello. If the belt driving the A/C compressor only drives the A/C compressor and nothing else, you can remove it with no consequences. The fan shroud is not optional equipment however as it has both a cooling system function and...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...