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Power steering failed while driving. being stuck in traffic i shut the car off and re-started it. the power steering came back. big problem or fluid issue?

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  • mrchubz Jul 13, 2008

    I had the same problem with the power steering in my wifes car it would become extremely hard to turn then it would just break loose and turn. In our case our amplifier was the culprit. It drew too much power from the car and did not leave enough for the electric assisted power steering.

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Chiquitatas does not know what he is talking about, cobalt has electric assist steering.

Posted on Jul 27, 2008

Sam is right it has EPS electronic power steering my bros 05 cobalt has that problem what u need is a steering column kit for internal motor malfunction it is a common problem on 05 chevy models

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That is fairly common. i di one last week on an altima, steering is usually tight/loose as you turn the wheel. it connects in car with a 14mm bolt then down to top of rack with a 12mm bolt, not too bad to change unless it is rusted to rack, takes 1-1/12 hrs to do if rusted op

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