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How Does Power Steering Affect My Vehicle's Handling?

How Does Power Steering Affect My Vehicle's Handling?

Power steering is used in almost all modern vehicles today, including cars, trucks, and SUVs. The power steering system allows for easier control when parking, driving at low speeds, and is great for drivers who aren't as steady at the wheel.  What is the power steering system? This is a system that helps you easily turn your vehicle's wheels using hydraulic or electric power. Think of this system has a helpful push, because otherwise steering would require much more effort from the driver.  The power steering system is typically hydraulic, and is set up with a sensor that detects force, a pump that helps to create the hydraulic pressure in the system, valves that move the high-pressure fluid, and actuators which actually help to turn the wheels.  The power steering system is a tricky one, because it is designed to give you better control without being too sensitive. The goal is to not affect your vehicle's handling too much so that the direction of y ... read more

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