Q: EPS light stays on 2008 Hyundai Elantra

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I have been driving my car for a while now and i just noticed that the EPS light stays ON. The steering is a bit stiffer. What could be wrong? Is it possible that it gets stiff on the highway while on top speed thereby causing an accident??

My car has 105000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there - your car uses electrically-assisted power steering, which is failing. There is a Recall issued for this problem (15V100000) from Hyundai. Have your vehicle repaired by Hyundai as soon as possible - since this problem will only become more severe, and is a safety issue.

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