Question : MOST cars nowadays are fitted with
electric power steering instead of the
What is the advantage of the former
over the latter ?
Electric power steering is less complicated and does not have the complexity of belts, pumps and high pressure oil
You also do not have the problem of
oil leaks. It also uses a motor to assist the
turning of the steering shaft.
Having said that, one of the negative comments against electric power
steering is its tendency not to return straight
ahead when one releases the steering
This seems to affect some models more
than others but in all fairness could also
be caused by tyres pressures, non-standard wheels and other factors.