What to do when 2012 Buick Regal GS (Manual) Power Steering Fails

Power steering system makes driving an easier thing. In most cases, power steering system fails gradually and you can easily find related signs if you pay attention to. But it does not mean that it won’t fail suddenly. In this article we will tell you what to do when 2012 Buick Regal GS (Manual) power steering system fails.

Step 1: pay attention to any sign that related to power steering system failure. Turn the steering wheel of your 2012 Buick Regal GS (Manual) and listen to it there is any noises that sounds like whining, moaning or shrieking sound. If so, your system pump maybe has problem.

Step 2: feel how many power you should apply to turn the steering wheel. If you can turn the steering wheel with little effort, then it is OK. If you should use a major effort to turn the wheel at a curve, the power steering system may is going out.

Step 3: if you find there is stain beneath your 2012 Buick Regal GS (Manual) after you parked it for a long time and the stain is amber, pink or red, it is probably power steering fluid. You probably have a power steering fluid leakage.
There is another method that you can use to check the problem of steering wheel system of your 2012 Buick Regal GS (Manual) . If you meet power steering failure suddenly, then you should act in accordance with the following steps.

Step 1: sudden power steering failure can be really serious when you are driving 2012 Buick Regal GS (Manual) at high speed. However, be panic and turn on your flashers and honk your horn to give other drivers indication that you are meeting car problems. It will be much harder to steer your car without power and you should carefully remove your car to the side of the road and then slow and stop it gradually.

Step 2: there is another situation you may face when you care parking your 2012 Buick Regal GS (Manual) . You brakes may be stiffer. So, you should to hit the pedal harder than depress it lower than usual. Or you can downshift to a lower gear.

Step 3: if your engine stalls, you should restart it and turn your steering wheel in either direction to see it is OK now. If so you can continue your drive and if not you should have them check and repaired by nearest mechanics.

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