• ECU (car computer) detects an issue in Power steering

Possible Symptoms:

  • Check Engine Light/MIL will be on

Possible Causes:

  • Defective power steering pressure or position switch

  • Corroded, open, or shorted wiring or connectors in the CAN Bus harness

  • A loose control module ground strap or broken ground wire

  • Defective CAN bus

Related Parts:

  • Power Steering Circuit: Circuit that controls the power steering in the car. Problems lead to hard steering

Possible Solutions:

  • Carefully perform a visual inspection of all wiring, connectors, and components associated with the throttle actuator control

  • Test the voltage between the throttle actuator control motor connector and the PCM