STEERING Complaints

STEERING Complaints
  • 11020 Complaints
  • 575 Crashes
  • 38 Fires
  • 384 Injuries
  • 20 Fatalities
  • Consumers have filed a total of 11,020 complaints related to STEERING.

Recent Complaints

Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: Jan-04, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 22:35 May-12, 2021

A warning appeared on the display it says service power steering drive with care and i think it doesn? T mean any good thing so please tell me what i need to do to drive my truck safely out of any risk. Thanks exactly i don? T know what happened but that warning appears any time after turn the truck on.

Parts: STEERINGELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • Date of Incident: May-12, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 17:47 May-12, 2021

Just like all the other cars made by ford on their platform the power steering locked up while driving. Cause a near fatal accident.

Parts: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROLSTEERINGSERVICE BRAKES
  • Date of Incident: May-11, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 17:28 May-12, 2021

I was stooped at a red light on a hill when the light turned green all lights in car turned on the brakes went out and the steering wheel locked. I was on a hill and almost crashed into a wall. I had no control over the car. Don't know how this happened. I was able to mange and pull to the side of the curve. I turned the car on and off a few times and the car went back to normal. I was very lucky i didn't crash into the wall or another car. This was at a busy intersection and i could have kiiled myself or and someone else. I have not driven the car since only my husband because im very scared. Today the malfunction light come on and we don't know if this is related. We called chrysler and explained the situation but they can only schedule an appointment to see the car on 5/17/2021. This is a very serious issue and im surprised they wont see the car right away. And told us to wait another 5 days. I don't trust this car until it gets checked.

Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: Apr-26, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 17:19 May-12, 2021

I was driving on city streets and steering became very difficult. Turning corners at slow speed was very tough and jerky. Control of the car was very difficult the slower the speed. Highway wasn't too bad but you it still took more effort than was normally expected/experienced. Firestone service noted a opening in the upper steering shaft. They spray lubricated the shaft and it appears to be back to normal, but since there the shaft is open to weathering this is not a permanent fix.

Parts: SUSPENSIONSTEERINGELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • Date of Incident: Apr-15, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 16:10 May-12, 2021

I bought my car in mexico and have moved to north las vegas nevada. The dealer will not make the necessary safety repairs under the recalls. What do i do? Do i have an unsafe car?

Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: May-12, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 15:41 May-12, 2021

Power steering failure. Truck was moving at approximately 20mph while turning through an intersection. Could not make it through the intersection. Dealership says 2 components are bad: the? Steering angle sensor?. And the? Steering gear torque sensor.? The torque sensor is subject to nhtsa recall #21v213, but the? Angle sensor? Is apparently not subject to any recall yet. Truck is not driveable without both being fixed.

2016 GMC SIERRA 3500
Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: May-06, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 14:17 May-12, 2021

Backed it out of the garage to go somewhere, got on the main road and it was wondering with a lot of play in the steering wheel, next hit a bump in the road and the front wheels started shaking uncontrollably until i slowed to under 40 mph, hit another road seam and it did the same thing. Took it to the mechanic, he diagnosed it as a failed steering box. Truck only has 27,500 miles on it. Never seen a dirt road, not driven in the winter. $1700. 00 later its fixed. Many complaints about this on the internet and gmc has not recalled these trucks for this problem they know about. Has soured my trust in their brand.

2017 Ford F-350
Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: May-11, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 09:37 May-12, 2021

Turned vehicle to the left on to a main roadway, got speed up to about 40 miles per hour, ran over a small bump/dip in the roadway, steering wheel began to shake uncontrollably. Had to slow to almost a complete stop to bring steering wheel under control and allow vehicle to continue to travel safely.

Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: May-12, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 09:36 May-12, 2021

Power steering just goes out while driving (pulling into parking lot) and then comes back on causing an oversteering problem.

2015 Ford TRANSIT
Parts: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROLSTEERINGPOWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: May-11, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 02:56 May-12, 2021

While driving my 2015 ford transit 250 3. 5 on the interstate the van lost power and nearly got my killed while trying to navigate off the road without power. The throttle body code was thrown on the cpu, and i was told by the mechanic that these need to be replaced way more than normal with these fords. It? S a hazard to shut the vehicle down without warning! And the replacement part is still faulty. The throttle bodies need to be recalled.

Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: Apr-02, 2019
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 May-12, 2021

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2015 GMC Canyon. THE CONTACT STATED WHILE DRIVING 5 MPH ON AN UNPAVED GRAVEL ROAD, THE VEHICLE SHUDDERED SEVERAL TIMES. THE VEHICLE ALSO SHUDDERED WHILE STOPPED. THE VEHICLE WAS RESTARTED AND THE SHUDDERING CEASED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC HOWEVER, THE MECHANIC WAS UNABLE TO DUPLICATE THE ISSUE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO ANOTHER INDEPENDENT MECHANIC WHO DIAGNOSED THE VEHICLE WITH AN UNKNOWN STEERING FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT YET REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 215,000.

2019 Ram 1500
Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: Apr-15, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 May-12, 2021

Tl* the contact owns a 2019 ram 1500. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 5 mph, the steering wheel seized without warning causing the vehicle to crash into a telephone pole. The air bags did not deployed. A police report was not filed. The contact stated that there were no injuries. The vehicle was towed to southwest chrysler dodge jeep ram located at 2235 n main st, cleburne, tx 76033 where it was diagnosed that the racket steering pinion was lock and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and provided a case number. The approximate failure mileage was 7,500.

Parts: WHEELSSTEERINGSERVICE BRAKES
  • Date of Incident: May-11, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 19:39 May-11, 2021

We have contacted the kia dealer where we bought the car multiple times about brake issues. The car was still under warranty. Well today it happened. When my husband hit the brakes the car pulled to one side, almost flipped and hit a guard rail.

Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: May-11, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 19:28 May-11, 2021

When traveling over 60-65mph on a highway i notice the vehicle pulling one way or another. Feels as if the steering wheel is too loose and the tires are too easily swayed right or left. Feels as though i have minimal control of the vehicle and have to concentrate on keeping the wheel straight. Also shaky when the vehicle is idling

2018 Ford F-250
Parts: WHEELSSUSPENSIONSTEERING
  • Date of Incident: May-06, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 17:17 May-11, 2021

My 2018 f250 has the ford death wobble as people describe it. This seems to be a reoccurring event. This friday may 14th 2021 it will go into the dealership for the third time to be fixed. The last time it was in was 04/09/21 for the same exact problem. The death wobble consist of violent shaking of the front end when hitting a bump in the road while traveling above 50 mph. We must brake immediately and slow down to regain control of vehicle. This is extremely dangerous, not only for the shaking but slowing down that quickly on the interstate. This has happened while hauling a 35 ft camper as well. Today i was told by the dealership that ford says this is a one time fix. The moist recent time this death wobble happened was 05/06/21 while driving to louisville ky. It happened six times on the way down and once on the way home.

Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: Apr-23, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 16:46 May-11, 2021

Constantly feels like its pulling but to a specific side like poor alignment but just jerky and sometimes its a really hard pull for no reason. I really have to make sure i drive with the upmost caution. Especially when its wet.

Parts: STEERINGLANE DEPARTUREAIR BAGS
  • Date of Incident: May-11, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 15:51 May-11, 2021

I filed a complaint about this vehicle in october of 2020 when it was 5 months old at that time because it would slam on breaks and jerk the steering wheel for no known reason and with no one around. It has continued to do this intermittently as well as other erratic driving that cant be accounted for including at times getting confused when passing exit ramps where the car will slam on breaks and jerk to try to exit. I was driving this afternoon at highway speeds and the steering wheel began to shimmy (vibrating back and forth). It felt like there was a potnetial tire blow out but my tpms did not indicate any loss of pressure. I assumed the car was having another one of its unexplained steering behaviors. I know from previous experience that turning the blinker on will stop the shimmying if it thinks you are trying to switch lanes so i turned my blinker on and i moved over one lane hoping it would stop. The shimmying (vibrating of steering wheel) continued and shortly there after it pulled hard left on me driving me directly into a cement barricade that was located a few feet off of the side of the road. I hit the barricade at highway speed and bounced off of it spun around and re-hit the barricade with the rear of the car which is what sustained the majority of the damage when it hit. Though i hit the barricade with significant force the airbags did not deploy. My daughter has been in the car with me on a previous occasion when the car has done this and i have complained about it numerous times to numerous people. I do not feel safe in this car... It only does this at highway speeds and on the highway... It will kill me or someone else if something is not done. I have contacted honda cooperate and also filed a report with them as well.

Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: May-10, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 11:42 May-11, 2021

While reversing out of a parking space on 5/10/2021 the car would not turn while the wheel was being turned. Instead of turning, the car was driven straight out until there was enough room to go forward. Once in drive mode, there were no additional steering issues.

Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: Apr-27, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 22:31 May-10, 2021

Traveling at highway speeds with the vehicle heading in a fairly straight trajectory, attempts to adjust the steering slightly in either direction (to correct for any drifting) are met with resistance in the form of the steering "sticking" to its' current position. Abnormal effort is required to "unstick" the steering, at which point there is a jerking result that causes an oversteer in the direction of the attempted correction.

Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: May-10, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 21:28 May-10, 2021

After parking and pressing the shutoff button, the steering wheel jerked out of the drivers hand approximately 70 degrees but the tires were straight.

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