Within the last two decades, power steering has become an integral part of vehicles. Prior to when power steering was a regular feature on your car, many people added this to their vehicles. Cars without power steering were difficult to drive and took a lot of effort to steer especially around corners and turns. If you’re experiencing difficulty steering, you may need to have your power steering fluid looked at by a professional mechanic.

Maintaining your car’s power steering system is very important. If you do not maintain it properly, it can fail and you could end up having a more serious repair. Making sure that your power steering fluid is always full is a key essential in maintaining your power steering system. If your car does not have enough fluid, it can cause the power steering pump to run dry and this can damage the pump and the entire system.

You should also check to make sure that there are not any leaks in the power steering hoses. A leak in the hose can cause the power steering system to fail and cause damage to the power steering pump. This is why it is so important to have your power steering system thoroughly inspected by a mechanic at Jim’s Automotive.

We can inspect your power steering system to make sure that there are not any leaks within the system. They will also check and fill your system with fluid to make sure that there is a sufficient amount to keep the system running smoothly. In the event that your system needs to be repaired or replaced, their mechanics will be able to successfully take care of your repairs so that you can be on the road again safely.

Keeping your vehicle on the road and cruising smooth done by the steering and suspension systems. I think every driver understands the importance of a properly functioning steering system. When we turn the wheel, we expect the vehicle to move in that direction with little effort. Most vehicles on the road today are equipped with power steering that makes driving much more pleasurable. When working properly we hardly notice it’s there, but when something goes wrong it’s essential to have it fixed right. The suspensions job is to hold the weight and provide some cushion when hitting bumps in the road. Worn shocks or struts can cause extreme bouncing noise on rough roads. Ball joints and bushings allow the vehicles wheels to turn and flex when needed. A sign of worn ball joints or bushings can be a squeak or pop when turning and is a sign that attention is needed. If the steering components or suspension components are worn it can also affect tire wear. All these components work hand in hand and should always be in proper alignment. Steering and suspension issues should always be addressed as soon as they’re noticed. We are fully trained and equipped to handle and issues you may have.