Is the power steering in your car giving you problems? Does your vehicle make noise when turning, or is it difficult to steer?
From fluid flushing to repair, we are the Dependable Auto Repair Shop - Located on the west side of Sioux Falls, near the intersection of 15th St. and Marion.
Since 1977 we have been providing Sioux Falls with superior and high caliber auto repair services, and have been solving power steering problems for just about as long.
The older folks out there will remember the days before power steering, when it was much more difficult to turn and park.
Anyone with an old truck can tell you how hard it is to maneuver a larger vehicle with bigger tires.
A lot has come and gone since the old days, but thanks to hydraulics and power steering, the manipulation of your car has become a much easier procedure, and much more enjoyable too.
Power Steering Problems
Have you all of a sudden noticed that your car or truck makes a funny groaning noise when turning?
Is it getting harder to steer your vehicle?
Do you need super human strength just to turn?
Certainly these problems are annoying, but more importantly they can be a hazard to you and your family's safety.
There can be any number of reasons why your power system is failing:
Low fluid level (due to a leak or if you haven't added fluid lately).
A break in a hose.
A belt is broken.
The power steering pump isn't working.
Due to simple wear and tear, your fluid may have become contaminated.
Your rack & pinion steering mechanism may fail if not properly cared for.
One solution to avoiding these problems is with regular car preventative maintenance.
A periodic power steering flush and inspection will keep you going down the road without worry.
Our Power Steering Fluid Flush Services include:
Inspection of power steering system for leaks and cracks.
Check belt, hose and pump.
Flush lines, hoses, pump, gear box, and/or rack and pinion.
Flush out old contaminated power steering fluid and replace with new fluid.
Revitalize seals and O-rings with premium power steering additive.
Road test car or truck for proper power steering operation.
Whatever the issue, we are the dependable auto repair shop in the Sioux Falls area, and will skillfully and properly fix your power steering problems on your car, truck or SUV.
A few helpful links:
Power Steering Basics
How a Power Steering Mechanism Works
How a Power Steering Mechanism Works (animation)
Power Steering Working Principle
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Power Steering Pump
Any questions? Give Terry a call at 605-338-0198.