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Electronic power steering quits working intermitantly then if you turn the engine off and restart it, the steering works

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  • Angellebuddy Feb 02, 2009

    In the past 2 weeks I have lost the power steering 5 times. This is a new thing, otherwise my 2005 Cobalt has been trouble free and worry free. If you turn it off and restart it, it works fine. It seems to happen if I drive it more than an hour without turning it off.

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2009

    same deal. So far it's only happened twice in three days. Each time I had only been driving a few miles when it happened.

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There was a factory recall for that issue.

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If the vehicle is still under warranty take it in, and have it repaired. the steering needs to be replaced.


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You probablly need to replace the steering colum. it is probably a modular thing on it that u can't replace just that!

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At first the power steering only went out sometimes. But now it goes almost immediately after i start driving. Now i am starting to have other electrical problems like the AC and the blinkers. The dealer says it'll be $1400 to replace the whole steering column and thats all they can do. I can't believe that this is the only answer. I really need help.

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