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I have a 2006 Chevy cobalt and the power steering sign pops up on the screen and then it becomes very difficult to turn. the problem is usually fixed temporarily when i turn the car off and back on, but then it will come back on and happen again after a short while. how do i fix this

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  • joe carroll May 11, 2010

    i dont know what is wrong. but i know it has electric power steering. i suggest replacing the relay it does have one of those. good luck with your problem let us know if this helps.

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It should have a self diagnose light warning the driver of any malfunction. It can be the PSCM ( Power Steering Control Module) Sensor. when something goes wrong, the PSCM sets a code and turns off the power assist which is what you are now experiencing. you have to take it and get a code to see which part you need. It can be the sensor or the motor. Both are located on the steering column.

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