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"Chose this garage after internet search for Peugeot and Citroen specialists. my obdll reader showed fault codes for timing chain I spoke with the garage and they said they would run some tests on their equipment to see what was wrong. They contacted me and said it was indeed the timing chain and quoted me a price over the phone. They called again and recommended an oil flush and refill to clean out the engine which I agreed to as a service was due anyway. When they had finished they called again and said it was all done and ready to collect. I got my receipt and they had also cleaned the vanos valves and coil pack and spark plugs. I was happy that they had taken time to make sure everything was right . No-one in my local area would work on this engine, but I am glad I chose this garage as the car is better than ever I would recommend Citro motors Ltd to anyone looking for good service and reasonable prices. costjust under £430, well worth it for a job that shouldn't need doing for another 70000 miles"
"The lady who manages the reception area was very friendly and understanding with my work schedule and letting me arrive late to pick up the car from the garage due to my work commitments. Very friendly. Will return if there are any problems."
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"Great garage and great service by the guys who run the place. Definately will return"
"Great service , very helpful n friendly staff"
Power Assisted Steering, or ‘PAS' as it is also known, is a mechanism that helps you to steer your car. In most vehicles, the PAS relies on a hydraulic system to aid turning the vehicle's wheels. If you have ever driven a car with no Power Steering you will have most certainly noticed the difference between having PAS and not. Power Steering used to be a luxury in certain vehicles, but nowadays it is almost standard in every type of vehicle.
In the early days of the automotive industry, power-assisted steering was a luxury and was only available in high-end vehicles. Most new cars now have it as standard. That’s because they’ve become heavier, with wider tyres and front wheel drive, and would be extremely difficult to drive without PAS. This makes a car not only more pleasant to drive, but safer to drive too.
There are two types of hydraulic power-assisted steering: rack & pinion and the recirculating ball. Rack & pinion is the most common. The recirculating ball is far less common and only really exists in vans and trucks. Both have high-pressure hoses that connect the steering rack to the two sides of the centre seal. One hose sends hydraulic fluid from the power-steering pump to the steering mechanism, while the other directs fluid back to the pump. When turned left or right, the steering wheel’s steering mechanism allows the hydraulic fluid to pass to respective side of the steering rack, pushing the seal and rack in the necessary direction.
Electric power-assisted steering is fully electric. The wheels of the car receive direct assistance from an electric motor which is mounted on either the steering rack or steering column or directly to the steering rack. Sensors decide how much assistance to apply at any time.
When hydraulic fluid lubricates and seals the power-steering pump and hoses to prevent corrosion it can leak or gradually become less effective, making it harder to turn the steering wheel. Typically, a mechanic will check hydraulic fluid levels during an annual service.
If the electric motor fails, power-assisted steering will stop working, so the motor would need replacing. As with any electrical system, software problems can occur, necessitating an update.
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