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2004 Chevy Malibu, with 3.5 engine. Electric steering acts

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2004 Chevy Malibu, with 3.5 engine. Electric steering acts up ONLY in the morning on first start ups. After starting and restarting about 5 times, its fine the rest of the day. Steering sensor and motor replaced, Same problem.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  BOBBYSS replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** this issue occurs only during first start up t is caused by a voltage issue. Most of the time it is because the battery is failing or too small for the vehicle or because the ignition switch is failing internally. A bad battery cable can also cause this. These are the primary things that need to be checked and tested first. If you need more help with this please let me know.