Common Chevrolet Steering Problems

  1. 2015 Colorado Power Steering Loss

    Poor electrical connections inside the steering gear assemblies of the 2015 Chevy Colorado can cause the truck to lose its power steering. While the connection can drop out while driving, most owners report seeing a 'service power steering,…

    Continue reading article "2015 Colorado Power Steering Loss" The driver info screen displaying a warning about servicing power steering

Where Steering Complaints Happen

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

What Chevrolet Owners Say About Their Steering

Why You Might Suddenly Lose Power Steering in a 2015 Chevy Colorado

Started my 2015 Colorado last night Jan 21, 2019 and the dash showed power steering loss. Could not use my truck, steering did not work. Next morning everything was ok. There should be something we could do about this. My vin is not on the recall list and I only have 26,000 miles on my truck. General Motors should be taking care of this problem.

2015 Chevy Colorado Owner

Why You Might Suddenly Lose Power Steering in a 2015 Chevy Colorado

Loss of Power Steering is NO JOKE! Lost power steering (plus ABS, Stablitrak) traveling down the highway. I thought I'd crash when I realized it didn't steer like my old '69 with manual steering. If I didn't have the arm strength to limp to where I was going, I would have been calling for roadside assistance. I can't imagine what might have happened if the failure occurred while I was in a turn.

2015 Chevy Colorado Owner

Why You Might Suddenly Lose Power Steering in a 2015 Chevy Colorado

Lost power steering and was 68 miles from home. Drove home and had to fight the steering all the way. Took truck into dealers today and they checked it out and said that my electric power steering units was out and I'm now stuck with a total bill of $1920.00.

2015 Chevy Colorado Owner in MS

Recent Steering News

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  1. The electronic power steering may suddenly stop working in over 27,000 Cadillacs, Corvettes, and Camaros.

    An internal GM investigation found inconsistencies with the circuit boards supplied by Bosch. You’ll still be able to steer, but turning gets a heck of a lot harder without power assistance. GM will replace the entire power steering gear assemblies in a recall expected to begin this month.

    keep reading article "ATS and CTS Electronic Power Steering Recall"
  2. Your steering wheel could get stuck while driving and GM doesn't think that's enough of a safety hazard to warrant a recall.

    Owners have complained that if they drive with their steering wheel in one position for a long enough, it can suddenly stick and become impossible to turn. The problem eventually remedies itself but not before making the driver sweat it out like Richard Simmons:

    "At highway speeds the steering sticks, making it scary to drive and dangerous” the owner of a 2013 Cruze wrote to the the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).…

    keep reading article "No Help On the Way For Your Sticky Steering Situation"