At the last service - 55,000 km - they have reported the steering shocker is
Can anyone give me an idea where this item is located and what is its
Its function is to damp out the small oscillations of the steering caused by
road surface irregularities. This results in a more comfortable drive, and
fewer minor steering corrections by the driver.
One end of it is attatched to the steering drag link (the bar that tramsmits
steering movement to the wheels), the other end is fixed to the front
crossmember. It looks likes a small shock absorber. Easy DIY or cheap garage