Could barely steer it to safety. The vehicle was not repaired. Approx 2 weeks ago the steering column insode the car started making a clicking noise when turning left or right. I was able to drive the car home but before I got home the msg came back on and I had to repeat it almost getting into a second car accident. Tell us what you think. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 07-02-32-007A Section 02 - Steering. The dealer found that the steering column was shorting out and had to replace the steering column in the vehicle.
The following diagnostics might be helpful if the vehicle exhibits the condition s described above. I then looked under the hood to see if I had a leak of power stirring fluid but to my surprise did not find anywhere that would indicate such a thing. Power steering again went out, same symptoms, on July 20, 2012. The manufacturer was contacted and they offered no assistance. The gm dealer said it was 58.
The vehicle was later towed to a dealer. This would include air bag wires, key switch wires, etc. So the risk to any given driver is often remote, even though there may be a few high-profile incidents traced to the problem. The last time it happened I was going around a curve and I almost went into the ditch. They replaced the motor again. Upon inserting the ignition key, the key would not turn without repeated attempts to rock the steering wheel back and forth. Theres no fluid in ur car u have electric steering.
The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was notified. There would also be a possibility of fire if this problem isn't corrected as the wires could short out. Literally the days after is when it started and the dealership said that it is because my car is old. A General Motors Customer Reimbursement Procedure and Claim Form is included with the customer letter. Now I'm told it cannot be repaired again under the safety recall. The vehicle was inspected by three locksmiths.
I have not had an accident yet but I don't want one because one part of a system was recalled and not the whole system. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 89,000. Have had the steering column sensor replaced, the electric motor replaced and problem becomes more noticeable. This has been happening more often, and it occurs at speed greater than 35 mph.
Driver was diagnosed with a concussion at medical facility. Please place orders for the required parts as necessary. Not being aware of a warranty from Saturn, I took it to a local repair shop. The dealer stated that the steering column failed. The failure mileage was 113,123.
The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. Bulletin 14117 covers model year 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura built from February 1, 2008, through February 28, 2008. I know that for 2003 Saturn Ion the recall appies to the life of the car. The power steering column was the issue. I cannot afford to replace it and should not have to since it is not something different that is wrong but the same exact thing. After that there was a beep and the pwr str light came on again and it was very difficult to steer. Refer to Corporate Bulletin Number 06-02-32-002C for additional information.
At one point, I was actually able to pull the key out of the ignition lock assembly while the car was still running. Only recall I received was for ignition. I'm concerned that this could cause an accident if the driver had to make an evasive menouver or is inexperienced and not expecting it to fail. One of the locksmiths stated that the steering column was loosely connected. In the days following this incident, several different times the ignition would go of by itself.
This occurs while moving, and while parked, on any street or highway. After reinserting the key into the lock assembly and pushing in on it, I was finally able to turn the key to the off position. After the steering motor was replaced, I started having intermittent power steering codes on startup with no assist turning the car off then on clears it. Vehicle failed to turn immediately and rammed into the median. Let me guess ur steering gets hard to steer then u turn the car off and on then it works again? Now 2 months later it has happened again, and the dealership is stating that it is not under warranty because it is the steering column assembly. The contact stated that while driving approximately 40 mph, there was a complete loss of power steering with the illumination of the warning indicator as the steering wheel became difficult to turn.