Common EPS Mechanical Failure Types to Look For

Posted by TransTec on January 15, 2020

When you're dealing with modern EPS systems in your shop, the bulk of the issues and failures you'll be dealing with will likely be related to electronics: components, sensors, boards, circuitry, communication, and more. However, that doesn't mean you will never come across mechanical failures in these vehicles as well, and you should be sure that your team of technicians is prepared to diagnose and repair them. While there are many different potential error codes and mechanical failure types to look for, your first priority should be to familiarize yourself with the most frequently diagnosed types.

In this post, we'll describe the most common EPS mechanical failure types to look for during the diagnostic process and discuss how you can approach rebuilding and repairing these issues.

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Categories: EPS, Electronic Power Steering

How Servicing EPS Makes Your Business More Competitive

Posted by TransTec on January 1, 2020

As electronic power steering (EPS) continues to grow as a segment of the power steering industry, drivers will inevitably need to bring their vehicles in for service from time to time. However, because EPS systems are so different from traditional hydraulic steering, servicing these units requires some specialized tools and training, but not every power steering shop takes the time to invest in them. When your shop makes the transition to EPS service, the benefits of your new capabilities can actually give you a range of advantages over your competition in the industry.

In this post, we'll explain how servicing EPS makes your business more competitive than other shops and the dealership and why making the EPS transition is so important to the future of your business.

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Categories: EPS, Electronic Power Steering