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power steering

a form of steering used on vehicles, where the torque applied to the steering wheel is augmented by engine power

power steering

[′pau̇·ər ‚stir·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A steering control system for a propelled vehicle in which an auxiliary power source assists the driver by providing the major force required to direct the road wheels.
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A search of the agency's database records shows that Ion owners started complaining about power steering failures as early as June 2004, and the first injury accident was reported to NHTSA in May 2007.
If your owner's manual lists a type of power steering fluid that's carried by your local auto parts store (like Chrysler's ATF+4 or Mercon V), buy it there.
A new addition to the 206 line-up is the Verve, costing from pounds 8,695, to include metallic paint, CD player and front fog lights, air conditioning, driver and passenger airbags, power steering and remote control central locking as standard.
The addition of a torque sensor input enables the steering system to be completely demand-driven, activating the power steering only when needed and further signaling an additional power boost when required, such as when the wheel is turned while the car is being parked.
He said Holton claimed the customer had been mistaken - the customer had bought a similar car without power steering.
Yokohama Rubber, Tokyo, Japan, announced that SAS Rubber, its subsidiary based in Ohio, began supplying power steering hoses for use on DaimlerChrysler automobiles in the United States.
3 SEFI engine, power steering, tinted glass, driver's airbag and immobiliser for just pounds 6995 on the road.
Power steering, automatic transmission, cruise control, and antilock brakes are already unremarkable features in many cars.
Power steering, anti-lock brakes and a fairly smooth four-speed automatic transmission, also an option, gave the tester a good driveability quotient, although parking it sometimes was a challenge.
After several shifts in product direction, Sheppard has emerged as an international leader in the design and production of proprietary, heavy-duty power steering systems used on buses, military vehicles, trucks and off-the-road construction equipment.
Furthermore the report looks at the latest steering system trends, in particular electrically power assisted steering (EPAS), electro-hydraulic power steering (EHPS), electric power steering (EPS), active front steering (AFS), four-wheel steering, steer-by-wire, automated parking and NVH reduction.
Daimler Buses is cutting buses fuel consumption thanks to electrohydraulic power steering (EHPS).