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How to Replace a Steering Column Actuator

Steering column actuators were designed to connect the contacts from the ignition to the starter relay.

How to Install a Steering Column

A steering column connects the steering wheel to the steering box or rack and pinion steering system.

How Long Does a Steering Column Actuator Last?

Modern cars use electronic systems to ensure that the steering wheel locks in place when the key is out of the ignition, and to prevent the key from coming out of the ignition in any gear but park.

How Long Does a Steering Column Last?

Your car’s steering wheel is the key to maneuvering on the road, into parking spaces and more.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Steering Column Actuator

Prior to the addition of electronic ignition controls on today's modern cars, the steering column actuator was the primary component that ensured your key stayed inside the ignition and didn't fall out.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Steering Column

The steering and suspension system on today's cars, trucks and SUV's serves multiple functions.

How to Buy a Good Quality Steering Column

Your steering column is part of the overall steering system, and while it may not look like much, it is critical to keeping your car on the road and moving in the direction that you want it to move.