Recall...Power Steering Failure

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  1. Tom

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    – Federal regulators have opened up an investigation into complaints that power steering systems in the Chevy Cobalt can fail.


    The National Transportation Safety Administration says there are currently more than 1,100 complaints about the power steering, including reports of eleven accidents and one injury.

    The review will cover about 905,000 Cobalts in the model years 2005 to 2009.

    Some drivers have complained that the steering problem was so bad they couldn't stay in their traffic lanes.

    http://www.news8austin.com/content/y...sp?ArID=265619
     
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    Yea i have heard alot of balts/G5's have had this issue for years already...I think i lucked out thou lol no issues! knock on wood!
     
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    ya mine usually shows itself as low speed clunking coming from the steering wheel and a dead spot when turning. by dead spot i mean you can be holding it a little to the right and when you go to turn it to the left there is no tension on it. and it likes to drift and i'm constantly correcting the steering.
     
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    Thats sucks man, I can let the wheel go and my car stays straight....
     
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    ya mine comes and goes. just sucks cuz my steering is really tight when they replace the column and then after a few weeks it goes all loose again :(
     
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    maybe this investigation will issue a recall? or permanent fix
     
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    hopefully. if that is the case i will wait a little bit and maybe save myself a $100 by not having to pay the deductible on my extended warranty. wouldn't that be nice
     
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    ill keep an eye on this
     
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    They need to open this up to the damn IONs too. Im on my 3rd damn column and if they admit theres a problem and issue a recaill, they owe me some money dammit.
     

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