Steer Right In Corpus Christi

power steering service Corpus Christi

Virtually all vehicles come with power steering so many Corpus Christi car owners have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer.

Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent years, a lot of Corpus Christi vehicles have an electric motor that reduces steering effort and helps improve gas mileage.

The other kind of power steering is hydraulic. This is the kind most older Texas vehicles, and a lot of newer ones, have. Power steering fluid is pressurized by a pump and is used to assist steering. Of course, Corpus Christi drivers need the right amount of fluid in the system. If it’s too low your steering is affected and you could damage your vehicle pump.

Also, power steering fluid can become corrosive over time and damage the pump, hoses and connectors; leading to leaks and repairs. Power steering service at Pro Automotive Center in Corpus Christi includes removing the contaminated fluid and replacing it with fresh fluid.

A word for Corpus Christi auto owners about power steering pumps: Some are powered by an electric motor. Others are driven by the serpentine belt. A worn serpentine belt stresses all of the vehicle components it drives, including the power steering pump, so replace the belt at Pro Automotive Center as advised to avoid undue repairs.

Losing your power steering while driving in Corpus Christi can be unsettling – just remember that you can still steer, it’ll just be harder. Check with your honest Pro Automotive Center tech to see if it’s time to service your vehicle power steering system.

In addition to power steering service, at Pro Automotive Center we offer comprehensive automotive services including Computer Diagnostics, Basic Maintenance and Rotation and Balance.

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Pro Automotive Center
5854 Wooldridge Rd
Corpus Christi, Texas 78414