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    Good evening people.

    In my girlfriends opel tigra twin top power steering is disabled when cars is running over 30 mph. Does some of you know if its possible to program power steering in vectra to do the same? I think the steering is very light in high speed. The tigra is very nice to drive with this system.

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    Bump This is a interesting tread

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    Not when you suddenly get into a situation where you need control of the vehicle it isn't - that sounds like a ridiculous idea. Are you sure it isn't a fault in the system...?

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    As I understand it the amount of power-assistance in the steering reduces with speed, but is never disabled (unless it stops working).

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    Quote Originally Posted by zafira View Post
    Good evening people.

    In my girlfriends opel tigra twin top power steering is disabled when cars is running over 30 mph..
    Try turning off the ignition and you'll soon find out it's not.

    I suspect it's got some kind of speed sensitive steering system.

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