When was power steering invented?

Answer Francis Davis, chief engineer of the Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company, developed hydraulic power steering system that led to the invention of power steering. It became commercially available in 1951.... Read More »

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Who invented power steering?

In the 1920s, Francis W. Davis invented power steering while working for Pierce Arrow Motor Car Company. He began by using a hydraulic steering system that eventually led to the power steering we... Read More »

How to Disconnect the Power Steering Line From the Power Steering Pump?

The power steering line is a high-pressure line that carries power steering fluid from the power steering pump into the steering column. If the line is damaged, it will need to be replaced. The lin... Read More »

When did power steering become commercially available?

Power steering became commercially available in 1951. Chrysler introduced its first line of models with Hydraglide, the company's brand name for power steering. The Chrysler Crown Imperial came wit... Read More »

What to Do If Power Steering Whines When Cold?

A squealing or whining that occurs when you turn your car's power steering while the engine is cold is an indication of air in the system. Air bubbles in the lines reduce the system's ability to cr... Read More »