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Steering Gear

The steering gear is the central component of a car’s steering system. The steering gear is responsible for transferring the motion of the steering wheel to your car’s wheels. This, along with power steering (if applicable), allows for optimal handling and better steering with less input from the driver.

Steering gear types

The two kinds of steering gears are:

Power steering types

Power steering helps reduce the amount of effort you need to put into turning. There are two types of power steering systems:

Signs of a Bad Steering Gear


If you notice any of the above signs, it’s time to get in contact with a mechanic to get your steering gear serviced. The best way to book car maintenance services is by booking through CarAdvise. CarAdvise makes booking services simple and will guarantee that you will pay less than the price in the shop!

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