Join Date: Feb 2007
Nominated 16 Times in 67 Posts
TOTW/F/M Award(s): 28
Thanked 5,200 Times in 4,712 Posts
Re: Power Steering problem
The electric steering is voltage sensitive - it won't kick in until a certain level of voltage is reached so by switching on another circuit it may be forcing the alternator to increase its output.
It may well be worth checking the battery and alternator voltage outputs.
Currently in madnoel10's garage:
Honda Civic 1.4l