TOPIC : EPS

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Funky Caddy EPS

This bulletin applies to 2015-2017 Cadillac Escalade vehicles. Some customers may comment about a temporary loss of electric power steering assist (EPS) followed by a sudden return of EPS assist, particularly during low-speed turning maneuvers. The loss and sudden return of EPS assist typically happens within a 1-second period and is caused by an electrical/software issue.

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Honda Steering Recall

Honda America is recalling certain 2017-2018 Honda Civic and CR-V vehicles. The magnet that controls the torque sensor output signal for the electronic power steering system may not be properly secured, allowing the magnet to become dislodged.

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Dodge Dart No-No

This bulletin applies to 2012-2016 Dodge Darts equipped with a 2.4L engine and electric power steering. During EPS module electrical diagnosis and verification, DO NOT disconnect the gray EPS torque sensor connector on the EPS module.

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AAE Releases Remanufactured Ford F150 EPS Racks

CRP Automotive offers a new range of AAE electric power steering (EPS) racks for the 2011-2014 Ford F-150.

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BMW Power Steering Failures

This bulletin applies to 2014 BMW 335i GT XDrive vehicles equipped with a 3.0L engine. The power-assisted steering fails with a warning lamp in the instrument cluster or a check control message in the central information display. In some cases, the dynamic stability control warning lamp (DSC) may be illuminated.

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Loose Cable, No EPS

This bulletin applies to 2012 Subaru Tribeca and other Subaru models. If the customer complains that the electronic power steering (EPS) assist is not working properly, with a heavy steering feel, and the EPS light illuminates without a DTC, check the battery terminals for cleanliness an tightness.

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Acura Buzz

This bulletin applies to 2014 and 2015 Acura MDX vehicles. After driving in reverse and steering, a buzz or grunt may be heard after shifting from reverse to drive and turning the steering wheel. 

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Replace Subaru EPS Module

This bulletin applies to 2012-2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek vehicles equipped with EPS (electronic power steering). If you receive a customer concern of the EPS warning light, and diagnostics show DTC C2532 stored in memory, a new EPS control unit is now available to address this code. There may also be a customer concern of increased steering effort along with the EPS warning light.

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Just Kidding

This bulletin applies to 2013-2014 BMW 320i x-Drive vehicles. Even though the Service Engine Soon lamp is not illuminated, when diagnosing the vehicle for a customer complaint, fault code FC 160502 (crankcase ventilation heater, activation, short to ground) may be stored in the DME fault memory.

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BMW EPS Momentary Fail

This bulletin applies to 2014 BMW 328i models that display fault code 4823E1 in the EPS_20 control unit (electronic power steering fails when starting).

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