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NHTSA — Steering: Hydraulic Power Assist System Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 Oldsmobile Aurora steering problems

steering problem

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1996 Oldsmobile Aurora Owner Comments

problem #5

Dec 142001

Aurora

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

While traveling less than 5 mph steering wheel failed to control the direction of vehicle. Dealership examined vehicle and determined power steering unit and rack and pinion steering broke free of frame, causing the problem. Please provide any additional information / documentation.

- White Bear Lake, MN, USA

problem #4

Aug 022001

Aurora

  • miles
Car looses power steering on slow manuvering turns. Without warning. Intermittently.

- Meriden, CT, USA

problem #3

Aug 022001

Aurora

  • miles
Car looses power steering on slow manuvering turns. Without warning. Intermittently.

- Meriden, CT, USA

problem #2

Aug 221998

(reported on)

Aurora

  • miles
My vehicle becomes nearly impossible to complete a right hand turn after driving on wet road or highway. Feels like engine has stopped and power assisted steering is gone, however, eingne has not stopped, steering becomes unresponsive. This happens every time a right hand turn is negotiated.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #1

Oct 041996

Aurora

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Steering failure, when driving complete loss of steering, also cut cable to the airbags and warning lights.

- Hubbard, OH, USA

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