BADASS of New England

An automobile club for the enthusiast who enjoys the last of the big GM cars. The rear wheel drive B and D bodys. Chevrolet Impala SS, Caprice, 9C1, Buick Roadmaster, Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser, Cadillac Fleetwood
 
HomeHome  RegisterRegister  Log in  
Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Who is online?
In total there are 2 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 2 Guests :: 1 Bot

None

Most users ever online was 132 on Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:26 pm
Latest topics
» 2019 Twelfth Annual B & D Roundup!! Mark your calendar! Saturday October 19th
Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure EmptyThu Oct 31, 2019 9:55 pm by MASShole9C1

» Black Cadillac fleetwood parting out.
Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure EmptyTue Oct 01, 2019 1:34 am by Ironfistdog

» 1984 Caprice project
Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure EmptySun Jun 30, 2019 8:05 pm by Boxchevy84

» 1984 Caprice project
Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure EmptySun Jun 30, 2019 8:05 pm by Boxchevy84

» C10: Before and After
Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure EmptySun Jun 02, 2019 3:01 pm by MalibuSSwagon

» Moving to a New Forum, And This Time I Really Mean It!
Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure EmptySat Mar 16, 2019 8:49 am by boojum

» Mass refugee now in Pa
Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure EmptyTue Jan 22, 2019 8:46 am by MASShole9C1

» The Official 1987 Two Door Body Off RE-build Thread!
Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure EmptyTue Jan 22, 2019 12:03 am by boojum

» 1996 DGM RMW
Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure EmptyFri Jan 18, 2019 12:00 pm by Gorillabiter

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
November 2019
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
CalendarCalendar

Share
 

 Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure

Go down 
AuthorMessage
Wraith'SS

Wraith'SS

Posts : 116
Join date : 2011-11-20
Age : 46
Location : South Shore

Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure Empty
PostSubject: Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure   Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure EmptyWed Nov 14, 2012 7:38 am

Anyone ever experience low speed power steering lock up or failure- THEN regain it moments later?
Only occurs when I take a turn low speed into a street,parking lot- when a bit of standing water is present in rain conditions.
Obviously water might be playing a role, but shouldnt be. Splashing etc...

What to look for and trouble shoot? I am not aiming for standing water, but this problem occurs durring wet conditions, so I want to make sure I hunt it down and correct it.
NO problem with dry conditions as of yet.

Appreciate some input on this problem. Thanks
Pete
Back to top Go down
jvette65



Posts : 111
Join date : 2010-02-16

Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure Empty
PostSubject: 95 9C1 power steering loss   Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure EmptyWed Nov 14, 2012 9:15 am

Yes I have, on only one 95 9C1 though. Most definitely if the car has just come out of a puddle, or sometimes after a damp stretch with rain, and the car has been sitting through it for a while. Once the belt and pulleys dry off after a warm-up , I'll never get it again, unless of course I hit a large puddle of water. I've changed the tensioner assy, the belt. and it still happens sometimes. Funny thing is I haven't had the problem with the other lower mileage cars. So this leads me to the conclusion that this car, with high mileage probably has a glazed surface on the PS pulley surface causing a slip when damp. One of these days I'll get to swapping it out. -Joe
Back to top Go down
GasTT

GasTT

Posts : 2675
Join date : 2009-01-19
Age : 31
Location : Treasure Coast, FL

Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure Empty
PostSubject: Re: Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure   Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure EmptyWed Nov 14, 2012 9:47 am

Check for leaks around the belt. Look at the belt to see if it is super shiny, if so replace. Also, look at your belt tensioner when the car is running. If it is jumping around alot, it's no good.
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure Empty
PostSubject: Re: Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure   Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure Empty

Back to top Go down
 
Low Speed Power Steering Lock up/ Failure
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
BADASS of New England :: 91-96 B & D-body tech :: Problems / Maintenance-
Jump to: