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Why Does My Steering Wheel Feel Loose?

Why Does My Steering Wheel Feel Loose?

  Modern vehicles are equipped with a power steering system that allows you to effortlessly steer your vehicle. Without power steering, the steering wheel would feel super difficult to turn and you'd probably have some pretty gnarly biceps after years of driving. However, we have the ease of power steering which basically helps to multiply the force we use to steer into enough force to move our wheels in the direction we want them to go.  But, what is happening if our steering wheel feels loose? You may notice that you need to move the steering wheel to one side significantly in order to get your wheels to move at all, which can cause issues controlling your vehicle and make steering hard to navigate. In other words, your tires are not responding well to your turning of the wheel. Plus, there seems to be a lack of pressure that you usually notice when you go to turn your steering wheel. This definitely isn't normal for modern vehicles, and something must be ami ... read more

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