Question about Pontiac G5

1 Answer

Pontiac g5 2007 steering wheel doesn't return when turning

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Pontiac Master
  • 85,223 Answers

This car has electric steering, you must have the system checked by the dealer.

Posted on May 18, 2012

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

Anonymous

SOURCE:

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
iambanshee74

Kori Policy

  • 3489 Answers

SOURCE: whining noise when turnins steering wheel &

the whining noise you are experiencing are coming from under the bonnet and you need to have the belt serviced. look for any oil leaks and correct them first. if not inspect the condition of the belt and and whether or not you can read it normally. if not it should be turned around. sounds absolutely crazy i know. it has worked for me for about 10 years. it could be just worn and excessively glazed and cracked. simple fix bloke. cheers.

Posted on Dec 09, 2009

tootsie mason

  • 180 Answers

SOURCE: The steering wheel lock is on.don't know hot to turn it off

have you tried giving it a hard ****? some models (i know from experience) you put your key in, depress the brake and give the steering wheel a hard **** to unlock. hey, it won't cost to try.

Posted on Feb 05, 2010

johnjohn2

Johnny Brown

  • 5763 Answers

SOURCE: 1998 lincoln mark viii steering wheel dont return

the first thing to do is to make sure the steering is not binding up,like a balljoint or tierod , un hook the tierods and feel the turn of the wheel at the wheel not the steering wheel, make sure its not thight do the same on the other side,also take a good look at the shaft going to steering gear,ive found that the ujoints rust up and bind,causes wheel not to return, it could also be a leaking rack internally,start there, good luck.

Posted on Mar 31, 2010

Testimonial: "Very Helpfull"

plymoflee

  • 90 Answers

SOURCE: 2002 Pontiac Grand Am key

Ok the most common problem with this situation is the tumblers in the lock came apart. you will ned to either replace the lock or have a repair shop replace it. The parts are not all that expensive, but the job is a bit dificult for a beginner. Cause?? well use is one cause if the car has a ton of miles on it and the ignition switch has be used a lot that could have caused the tumblers to fail. another common reason is a heavy key chain pulling down on the lock cylinder. The third cause is... it just happened. I have seen brand new cars with less than 3k miles on them come in with the same problem.

Ok to swum it up.. replace the lock cylinder, dealer or a lock smith can key it the same as your curent key. you can most likly purchase the parts from NAPA or other parts houses. You will need to gather a detailed instructions if you plan to do it yourself as there is not enough room or time to spell out the entire procedure here. If you do not have the tools and dont think you will do a few more of these repairs then it is most likly less expensive to have a reputable repair shop do the work. Good luck

Posted on Jun 25, 2011

leeh8rce

  • 60 Answers

SOURCE: Why is there a knocking

hi simple its a cv joint at the back off the wheel part off your drive shaft ... it needs replaced can be dangerous to drive at speed ...... get it look at asap .

Posted on Sep 07, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Horn & Cruise control doesn't work


The clock spring has gone bad. You will have to remove the steering wheel to gain access to the clock spring (used to be called the turn sig. switch) But if you are going to perform this repair make sure you dis-connect the battery before you began because you could set off the air bag in the steering wheel

Mar 09, 2013 | 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora

1 Answer

Remove and install steering wheel kia sportage 1998


Why would you get involved with the steering wheel ?


You paid a repair shop that obviously doesn't do very good work

Take it back

If the steering wheel was not removed for whatever your
car was in the shop for ,then you don't remove it to resolve
the issue.

If the steering rack was replaced, then they did a terrible job
putting it back together

Oct 25, 2012 | 1998 Kia Sportage

1 Answer

92 acura legend steering wheel won't return after making the turn


Possibly valve body in steering mechanism, try changing oil in steering .
Giltronics

Oct 23, 2012 | 1992 Acura Legend

1 Answer

My key doesn't turn in the ignition, its automatic and the shifter and wheel wont move either. Everything is locked how do I unlock it? help pls?


If turning the steering wheel to the left or right doesn't allow the key to turn, it sounds like your tumblers in the lock cylinder have failed. Unfortunately, there is no way to know when this is going to happen, but eventually, it happens. Not a real expensive fix. Replace the ignition/lock cylinder.

Apr 25, 2012 | 1992 Pontiac Sunbird

1 Answer

Key won't turn in ignition


On many vehicles, the key locks the steering wheel. If the wheel is turned, it can keep the key from turning. While trying to turn the key, push the steering wheel hard to the right and if that doesn't work, push the steering wheel hard to the left.

Gary

Sep 30, 2011 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My steering wheel will not turn to the left.. I can turn it all the way to the right but once I get to the center it does not turn any further... I just got done taking apart the steering gear and found...


Disconnect the column from the rack & pinion, And then see if the wheel will rotate left. If it does, then it IS the rack & pinion or some thing is jamming it. That is a classic sign of a bad rack & pinion. It takes more hydraulic pressure to turn left than to the right, and the and so the floating ball hits the seal harder, and wears it out faster. Then the pressure just returns to the pump in stead of moving the tires left.

NOTE: DO NOT turn the steering wheel more than it does when connected the the rack & pinion.
For this test one turn either way from center will suffice. If you turn it more, or fast, you will probably break the "clocking spring" inside the steering wheel. Then the air-bag warning light will come on. The spring tells the air-bag when its safe to fire the bag in relation to the wheels position.

Hope this helps.

Aug 06, 2011 | 1998 Pontiac Bonneville

1 Answer

2" of slop in the


Since the slop is gone, it is probably an alignment problem now-check for binding but in most cases it is a caster issue.

Jul 25, 2011 | 1994 Ford Bronco

1 Answer

I have a 1996 pontiac Sunfire and the low beams work but the high beams don't. I just replaced both bulbs and still doesn't work I also checked the fuses and they appear to be fine what else could...


YOU HAVE FAULTY COMBINATION SWITCH WHICH IS TURN SIGNAL SWITCH AND DIMMER SWITCH.YOU NEED TO DISABLE AIRBAG IN THE STEERING WHEEL.JUST TURN OFF RADIO REMOVE NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE LET AIRBAG DISCHARGE AND THEN REMOVE COMBINATION SWITCH FROM THE STEERING COLUMN.

Jun 19, 2011 | 1996 Pontiac Sunfire

1 Answer

Key is locked. tumbler will not turn


first of all make sure the shifter is all the way in park turn the steering wheel to see if it turns if that doesn't work you might need to replace the lock cylinder and keys

May 12, 2011 | 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT

2 Answers

How do u take off the steering wheel to get to the ignition switch?


Go to a discount store.. Purchase a wheel puller.. Should be around $10.00 & can be returned if you dont want to keep it..

Jul 08, 2009 | 1990 Pontiac LeMans

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

549 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Pontiac Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

85223 Answers

Jonah Oneal

Level 3 Expert

14092 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22485 Answers

Are you a Pontiac Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...