Electric Power Steering Diagnostics: Load Management

Electric Power Steering Diagnostics: Load Management

Diagnosing electric power steering systems requires a technician to understand how the modules and sensors work together to determine the level of assist.

In the late 1990s, engineers and OEMs predicted a future where 42-volt electrical architecture would be a standard feature on all new vehicles. This high-voltage system was a solution for the power required for loads such as electric power steering. It got as far as an SAE standard so OEMs and suppliers could implement these systems. What happened? The simple answer is that engineers improved how 12-volt power was managed in the vehicle.

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