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Power steering We have a 2006 chev malibu ls, we bought the car new in June 2008 we had power steering problems starting with a little stiffness on left turns with the display coming on sometimes to total power steering failure for long periods of time sometimes at highway speeds and while going into curves. We took the car to the dealer and as luck would have it it worked perfect i insisted that the dealer look into this further even though we were out of our warranty period. The dealer found that the power steering motor was the cause they ordered the motor and said that GM advised putting on an extra ground strap that they had to order. Now here we are little more than a year later and the power steering is going out again. Called the dealer and he began by telling me that they did not make the part and so on, I advised him that I was not going to purchase this part and installation every year cause GM could not figure out the problem. Called Gm and told them of the problem told them that I feel that I should not have to pay (after all I own part of the company), The car is due to go into the shop this Monday for diagnostic and GM will be monitoring and calling me on Tuesday to let me know what if anything they are going to do. Anyone with this type of steering problem should do whatever they can to get these vehicles recalled for repair!!!

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Yep same problem with saturn ions pwr steering failure dealer tells u to replace whole steering column when really they didnt make the motor strong enough to handle the load of everyday driving and the typical driver

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