Today’s SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (crossover utility vehicles) face the same steering system issues as other types of vehicles, in terms of steering system component wear, braking system operation and wheel alignment concerns.
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.
This bulletin applies to 2012 Chrysler 300 vehicles built between Nov. 24, 2011, and Jan. 14, 2012, equipped with electric steering column shaft lock. The customer may experience a condition where they have to press the start button 3 times before the engine will start.
Diagnosing chassis issues, including noise, vibration and drivability concerns ranges from the simple to the difficult-to-pinpoint. In this article we’ll discuss a variety of tips, both vehicle-specific and generic. As part of the article, we’ve included insightful comments from Federal-Mogul Motorparts and Arnott.
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