Why does my car's steering feel heavy sometimes?

My Fiat 500's steering suddenly feels heavy when going in a straight line but feels normal when I turn the wheel. What's the issue?

Asked on 29 June 2020 by Susan

Answered by Dan Powell
The Fiat 500 has electric power steering, which will give lumpy performance if the battery is struggling to hold a full charge. I imagine the battery needs replacing.
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