Some of the key players in global automotive electro-hydraulic power steering
system market are Hitachi Automotiec Systems, Nexteer Automotive, Delphi Automotive Systems, Mando, Continental, Robert Bosch, Hafei Industrial, Infineon Technologies, ZF Friedrichshafen, JTEKT Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric, ATS Automation, Hyundai Mobis, TRW Automotive, GKN and Thyssenkrupp Presta.
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.
Chen, "Control of electric power steering
systems," SAE Technical Papers, 1998.
The company says that even without power steering
the cars remain safe to drive.
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.
QUENTIN SAYS: Whatever Ford tell you, a power steering
pump that lets go at 33k isn't normal wear and tear - it's premature and unexpected component failure.
The APS Advanced Power Steering
System is designed to be a quiet, reliable, low maintenance brushless system that consists of a permanent magnet AC motor with integrated speed reducer and an AC drive with I/O interface.
This is likely to be power steering
fluid, leaking from a power steering
The 106 Independence is available at pounds 5,995 including a year's insurance for drivers aged 20 or older, with CD player, power steering
, body-coloured bumpers, driver's airbag and Opus wheel trims as standard.
I love my 1995 Ford 1715 diesel, which has both four-wheel drive and power steering
. These features are not usually found on older tractors, like the Fords and Fergusons discussed in the issue.
Automotive sensor manufacturer BI Technologies has developed a combination sensor module for the first all-electric power steering
system for a production vehicle.
The waivers cover hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) used:- in medical equipment for cardiosurgery (use of HCFC 141b for silconising and sterilising surgical equipment): a request made by Italy on behalf of Dideco SpA and granted from January 1, 2002 to December 31, 2002 for a maximum quantity of 0.187 tonnes and from January 1, 2003 to June 30, 2003 for a maximum quantity of 0.0935 tonnes (Decision C(2001)4718).- as solvents in the manufacture of parts of power steering
pumps (use and marketing of HCFC 141b for cleaning and drying power steering
pumps): a request made by Spain on behalf of Kayaba Arvin SA and granted up to June 30, 2002 for a total volume of 0.6875 tonnes.Article 5 of Regulation 2037/2000/EC proposes a total ban on the use of HCFCs.