What is the difference between power steering and normal steering of a 4 wheeler vehicle?

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Steering in a vehicle is used to guide the wheels in a proper direction. Previously four wheelers come with normal steering but now many companies are installing power steering in their vehicles.

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There are some differences between both types of steering which are discussed here.

  • Power steering moves the wheels by using hydraulic or electric power whereas normal steering uses manual force to steer the wheels.
  • Power steering is used mainly in heavy-weight vehicles while normal steering is used in light-weight vehicles.
  • Normal steering requires less maintenance in comparison to power steering.
  • Less effort is used in turning the vehicle at low speed through power steering while normal steering needs more effort.
  • Normal steering wears and tears easily in comparison to power steering.
  • Vehicle can be controlled easily using power steering.
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