The original steering system in your Lexus works with its suspension via your steering wheel. What it does is keep the wheels on your car or SUV stable while enabling them to move freely. How a factory steering system works is straightforward. It converts the movement of your steering wheel into rotary motion. That movement passes down a steering shaft, which moves your wheels back and forth, left to right. Steering system parts can range from a gear box and center link to a Pitman arm, an idler arm, and tie rods. The most common type of steering is a rack-and-pinion system. Many Lexus cars and SUVs have one. Together with bellows boots and tie rods, its rack-and-pinion assembly helps transform rotational motion into linear motion. That makes the system better at turning your wheels, not to mention more accurate at it. Most Lexus models also have power steering, also called power-assisted steering, too. It makes turning even easier and more precise. Some can even feature four-wheel steering systems, which turn all wheels at high speeds to optimize stability and minimize fishtailing. Over time, though, all steering systems can develop uncontrolled motion, called "play." This indicates misalignment and results in erratic handling and quicker tire wear. Signs of steering gone bad are abnormal sideways pulling, foamy or dirty power steering fluid, weird grinding or squealing noises, and a steering wheel that vibrates, slips, feel loose, or gets tougher to turn. Luckily, you can get buy new steering parts online, genuine Lexus and direct from our auto parts counter. Order now and you can get your repair project done in no time.
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