And have had this problem since about 15k mi. This was a very upsetting problem because if you were not carefull you could easily loose control and in oneida tenn. Borrow specialty tools from our Loan-a-Tool Program for your automotive projects. This problem is unpredictable and has caused some near misses and scary moments, particularly when driving on slippery snow covered streets. A steering wheel that vibrates forcefully while the car is idling means that the power steering belt is damaged or loose. I have not had it repaired at this time but plan to replace the swp sensor myself quite soon as the dealer says my warranty expired at 36,000 miles. This electrical steering control system is causing a very serious intermittant steering problem only during a right hand turn.
My dream is now a nightmare. It becomes even more dangerous at higher speeds. Seeking help or provide addtional information. Manual transmissions should be in Neutral; automatic transmissions should be in Park. Incorrect installation can lead to no-assist. Four wheel drive then went out. This stopped the problem for some time, and now it again is doing this same thing.
Remove the following fasteners: 6-4. Raise the front of the vehicle so that the front wheels are off the ground. Complaint Number: 713066 Incident Date: July 19, 1999 Date Added to File: October 9, 1999 Description of the Complaint: Ever since I bought this truck it has been nothing but a problem. This was a very serious problem because you never knew when it would jerk and when it would not. Lower the vehicle and turn the wheels right and left on the ground.
It was very distressing especially because the problem actually started just several miles before the warranty expried I just had not figured out what the problem was since I had never expericenced a problem like this!! Remove power steering pump belt. Fill and bleed the system. It finally became so bad that it did it all the time! It can be very nerve-racking for me and for someone that is unaware of the problem I can see where it could easily lead to an accident. It can be very nerve-racking for me and for someone that is unaware of the problem I can see where it could easily lead to an accident. Contacted dealer, and they have tried to fix problem twice already, and problem still occurs. Repairs have been extremely costly.
. It feels like the steering has a mind of its own. I am willing to pay for allignment not for knock outs to be removed. If the fluid is extremely foamy, let the truck stand for a few minutes with the engine off and repeat the procedure. This was a very serious problem because you never knew when it would jerk and when it would not. Leaks and potential damage to the pump.
When willing, follow Steps 1-10 above Check for air in the fluid. Complaint Number: 818779 Incident Date: October 31, 1997 Date Added to File: December 22, 1997 Description of the Complaint: In left turns the vehicle's power steering malfunctioned, causing the steering wheel to lock up and loss of vehicle control can occur. This will happen when on a curve or when driving in a straight line. Installation All Models To install, reverse removal procedure. Complaint Number: 713453 Incident Date: October 9, 1999 Date Added to File: October 17, 1999 Description of the Complaint: Steering was known to lock up several times when truck was owned for less then six months. This electrical steering control system is causing a very serious intermittant steering problem only during a right hand turn.
The power steering will over-assist causing the steering wheel to jerk and hence the vehicle to suddenly steer right or left. Ithink that should have been done at the factory. Cap the ends of the hoses to prevent the entrance of dirt. Estimated dealer repair cost is 160. To install: Observe the following torques: 6-4.
Was in shop for steering six times. Immediately followed by the transmission. Repeat Steps 1-3 until the level remains constant. Purchase your C3500 power steering pumps online and pick either ship to home or Same Day Store Pickup. This problem is very dangerous! Dealer said knock outs have to be taken out that is why it is so much.