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why does the steering go tight on my 04 Cmax it has been doing

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why does the steering go tight on my 04 Cmax it has been doing this on and off for years. Is it because of the very wet weather and water has penetrated the plug
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 4 years ago.
Hi there ,good evening to you

Sorry for the delay in responding

Ok does the warming message appear STEERING ASSIST MALFUNCTION when this fault happens

Is this fault intermitent

Has any checks been carried out in regards to wiring

Has a fault code check been carried out if so what codes were logged

I assume The oil level that was checked was the EHPAS (Electronic Hydraulic Power Assisted Steering ). Module /pump located under the drivers headlight

Regards in advance