My Vauxhall Meriva has a power steering fault -what should I do?

I have a 2009 Vauxhall Meriva 09-plate 1.4 Active with 38000 miles. The power steering fault has just started on my car and is so scary I got in touch with Vauxhall after reading about other drivers. They offered no support whatsoever - disgusting customer service - and didn't want to know at all so the onus is on me to pay for replacement. What do you suggest?

Asked on 21 January 2017 by Linda Moore

Answered by Honest John
Unfortunately your car is now more than 6 years old (actually more than 7) so no one has any liability for a fault that is actually induced by drivers holding the steering on full lock, which eventually burns out the electric power steering motor.
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