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The power steering suddenly went out I've changed the 80 amp

Customer Question

The power steering suddenly went out I've changed the 80 amp mega fuse, still not working
JA: When was the fluid last checked? Have you heard any whining noises while turning the wheel?
Customer: This particular year doesn't take power steering fluid, 2007 chevy equinox
JA: Are you fixing your 80 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes just the fuse
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No I think that's all
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

did this happen after a jump start ?

is the service steering message displayed in the dash ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Did not have a jump start but do have the service stablitrak message on
Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

with the big fuse being good and that message on there has to be codes set in the electric steering computer or the ABS module causing this problem most of these have codes for the steering system and it ends up being a module and steering motor on the steering column and a few rare with steering posisiton failures

its best to have a shop read the codes for you and if they are the module or the motor both needs to be replaced

if there are any AB S codes those code numbers would have to be diagnosed

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