Electric Power Steering (EPS) - common faults

This is a common failing electric power steering motor for Focus and C-Max vehicles built between 2010 and 2015, the motor is connected directly to the steering rack and can fail suddenly causing complete loss of electric power steering.

This BMW Electric Power Steering Rack motor is a very common problem for BMW 3-Series, 1-Series and Z4 vehicles built from 2007 - 2014. Thee common fault will cause the power steering to fail suddenly, making maneuvering at low speed very difficult...

Common failing electric power steering column for the BMW Z4, failure will cause the power steering to become heavy and the power steering light will come on. You will also be unable to communicate with the steering system during diagnostic checks.

Common failing Electric Power steering pump fitted to all MINI's built between 2001 and 2007. The common symptoms are complete loss of power steering, steering running constantly (even with ignition turned off) or loud whirring noise during operation.

When this Fiat Punto Electric Power Steering column fails it will cause a complete loss of all power assisted steering with the red steering wheel light being illuminated on the instrument cluster.

This Electric power steering column is a very common failure for the Fiat Punto Grande. Failure can cause the steering to become heavy in one or both directions. Fault codes will be stored for the torque position sensor...

This Electric Power steering column that is fitted to the Alfa Romeo Mito will cause sudden loss of power steering with fault codes stored for the steering column torque sensor...

Vauxhall Corsa C electric power steering column that is a common failure that will cause the steering to become very heavy in one direction...

Common failing Electric Power Steering column for the Vauxhall Meriva. When this steering column fails you will notice a complete loss of power steering with the EPS light illuminating on the instrument display...

A very common failing electric power steering column for the Renault Modus. This will cause the steering to become very heavy with 'steering fault, engine stop' displayed on the instrument display. Reading fault codes will reveal 'C1608 - ECU internal fault' or 'DF002 - Computer Internal Electrical'...

Common failing Fiat Panda Electric Power steering column, especially for build range 2003 - 2011. Failure will cuase the steering to become very heavy in both directions with fault codes complaining of a torque position error.

This is just a small list of the most common failing Electric Power Steering units. We can test, rebuild and supply Electric Power Steering columns, racks, pumps and motors for most makes and models. See our Product Catalogue to browse our entire range.