Click here to return to the home page.
Morgan Aero 8
Who's Online
5 registered (steve j, MarioCP, Rog G, DaveW, B&C Morgan), 77 Guests and 11 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Latest Photos
Yesterday's outing
RRAF Normandy Rally last week.
Spotted in Honfleur
For the Lotus fans
Spotted today at Kop Hill
Newest Topics
Wolf Leaf Blower Vacuum
by John V6
20/09/18 11:37 AM
Duxford B of B airshow weekend
by Richard Wood
19/09/18 11:04 PM
Dewalt 18 volt Battery Grease Gun
by Craig Jezzard69
19/09/18 08:44 PM
+4 inertia switch
by asbojohn
19/09/18 08:24 PM
M3W to Portugal
by Alistair
19/09/18 05:51 PM
Falling Leaves, Which Garden Vac?
by IvorMog
19/09/18 04:25 PM
Fuel filler caps Plus 8
by Culminator
19/09/18 01:25 PM
Newest Members
Grahamt43, Erock Germany, revheadfrank, Scarper, mossmog53
6189 Registered Users
Shout Box

Forum Stats
6,189 Registered Members
33 Forums
32,983 Topics
523,108 Posts

Most users ever online: 341 @ 11/02/18 10:30 PM
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
Topic Options
#521849 - 11/07/18 10:41 PM Plus 8 power steering.
BEN73723 Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 03/07/18
Posts: 2
I have just returned from 2.5k mile European trip in my 2013 Plus 8 and the steering now seems heavier/stiffer around the straight ahead position only freeing up slightly on lock. Also following hot restart after 10/15 minute stop the power assistance disappears completely for 5/6 seconds.Fluid level ok although it does seem rather "dirty." Does anyone have any ideas please ?

Top
#521865 - 12/07/18 12:55 AM Re: Plus 8 power steering. [Re: BEN73723]
Taffmog Offline
Has a lot to Say!

Registered: 22/09/10
Posts: 1426
Loc: Wales
Sorry no Ben but suggest you contact Mark Baldwin at the Factory. He knows everything.......

Top
#521870 - 12/07/18 06:32 AM Re: Plus 8 power steering. [Re: BEN73723]
Peter J Offline
Formerly known as Aldermog
Member of the Inner Circle

Registered: 13/08/13
Posts: 10434
Loc: Salisbury, UK
Does the pump squeal on full lock?
If not something is wrong.

S4 chassis cars seem not to have the power steering issues of earlier cars, so this could be a one off problem.

As has been said , contact a dealer that has a known competence with Aeros, Williams is one, or the factory.
_________________________
Peter,
Tarka the 'Otter Mog
2014 Plus 8



Top
#521893 - 12/07/18 09:50 AM Re: Plus 8 power steering. [Re: BEN73723]
Richard Wood Online   NoMood
Has a lot to Say!

Registered: 03/02/16
Posts: 1130
Loc: East Harling, Norfolk UK
Our Shogun Pinin used to do that due to slightly loose drive belt. When on full lock power steering assistance is at max pressure with relief valve blowing as it can't push any further.
_________________________
Richard

2018 Roadster - Red/Magnolia - 'Morton'
1967 Land Rover series 2a SWB
1960 Velocette Venom

Top
#521966 - 12/07/18 04:59 PM Re: Plus 8 power steering. [Re: BEN73723]
JB62 Offline
Learner Plates Off!

Registered: 20/03/14
Posts: 341
Loc: Berkshire/Oxon & Devon
A new steering rack is on order for my 2014 Speedster. Noise and rattling coming from the rack- the dealer has recommended a replacement.
_________________________
V8 Speedster

Top
#521992 - 12/07/18 07:22 PM Re: Plus 8 power steering. [Re: BEN73723]
BEN73723 Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 03/07/18
Posts: 2
Thanks for suggestions, I will contact Mark Baldwin at the factory as I don't think my local dealer has much experience of Plus 8's.

Top

Moderator:  Aeroman, Boshly, Simon