Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Steering wheel not working

asked by on

My steering wheel is not working.

There could be many reasons for why your steering wheel is no longer working in your 1991 GMC. The many reasons include issues with the steering column itself, the steering gear box, a failing arm or link that assists the wheel with turning, and more. Due to the information provided being so limited, I would highly recommend enlisting the help of a certified mechanic to properly diagnosis why your steering wheel is not responding.

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

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Steering wheel not working

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Hit a curb and my steering wheel is now cocked right a little bit. Is this my lower control arm? 2008 Chrysler Aspen

Hello - this task is best handled by a collision repair estimator at a reputable paint and body shop. S/he is trained to evaluate visible and not-so-visible damage, and the costs to repair. Contact a reputable paint and body shop...

Q: How do i tell the diffrence between bad head or bad head gaskets in my 1991 ford explorer 4.0 4x4

If your engine overheats and head starts leaking coolant it is most likely from the head warped and fluid leaks past the cylinder head gasket. You would need to remove the heads to have a machine shop check for cracks...

Q: Car stalls out while driving.. Power gone..battery drained.. dashboard goes crazy.. Told alt..or ignition stuff.won't start...

The alternator is likely, but this would completely drain the battery and if done too many times can render the battery useless. The situation must be diagnosed properly by an experienced mechanic to find the solution. Electrical components like the...

Related articles

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...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...