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Steering Wheel is stiff when the Engine is cold

The steering wheel is stiff to one direction when the engine is cold.

Steering Wheel becomes Stiff While Driving

While driving sometimes the steering wheel becomes stiff.

Steering Wheel or Steering Column is Loose

The steering wheel r the steering column feels loose while driving.

Steering Wheel do not Return after Turning in a Curve

Normally when a car is coming out of the curve the steering wheel will return to its position for straight running, however sometimes after the car is coming out the curve after turning, the steering wheel does not return easily.

Steering Wheel Vibrates at Certain Speed

Conditions when the car trouble occurs
The steering wheel vibrates when the car reach a certain speed. The vibration is enough to be felt by the driver.

Possible cause of car trouble
1)The front end parts are loose.
2)The front wheel is imbalance.

Car problem troubleshooting
When steering wheel vibrates at certain speed there are two possible reasons that causing this kind of car trouble its either some front end parts are loose or there is an imbalance between the front wheels.

Vibration of Steering Wheel at Certain Speed

The steering wheel vibrates when the car reach a certain speed.

Steering Wheel Feels Loose at High Speed

The steering wheel feels sloppy or loose when driving at high speed.

Steering Wheel Shakes When Braking

Steering wheel shakes when braking. When the brake pedal is press the steering wheel vibrates, the shaking is extreme that can easily notice by the driver.
Why steering wheel shakes when braking?Steering wheel shakes when braking is usually a problem that involve during the application of brakes, specifically on the car front end. Since the occurrence of steering wheel vibration or shaking of steering wheel happens during braking only therefore it is safe to assume that the problem involves the front brakes.

Vibration in Steering Wheel

Symptoms of Car Problems: Vibration in steering wheel while driving at a certain speed.

Troubleshooting car problems: Vibration in steering wheel happens when there is an imbalanced front wheel or a loose front end parts. Usually an imbalance front wheels is more likely to happen than a loose front end parts, the wheel will become imbalance when the weight of the wheel is not distributed evenly throughout the wheel, it means that there is a heavy spots somewhere on the wheel making it to rotate unevenly that triggers vibration especially when a car reached a certain speed. This vibration may then be transmitted into the steering wheel through the steering linkage.

Steering Feels Loose and Sloppy

Steering wheel feels loose and sloppy while driving on a normal road. Possible Cause of Steering Wheel that Feels Loose and Sloppy Over inflated Front Tires Steering wheel that feels loose and sloppy while driving is usually caused of front end components that are faulty or sometimes cause of over inflated front tires. With that said, the first thing to do is to check the front tires using a tire pressure gauge, compare the result with the tire pressure recommended by the vehicle manufacture. If you do not know the value of the recommended tire pressure, look on the tire placard label adhere on the driver side door or look on the owner’s manual included on the vehicle when you first purchase the vehicle.

Free Car Diagnostic Recommendation
Based on the result of car problem troubleshooting you found out that the problem is the overinflated tire just let lose some air from the tire to make the pressure within the recommended value and correct the problem of loose steering wheel.

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Car Pulls to the Right or Left Slightly

The car is pulling to the left or pulling to the right while driving.