Self Study Program 34 – Skoda Fabia powered hydraulic steering
VAG SSP 34. In this self-study programme we wish to familiarise you with the design and operation of this steering system and provide you with initial information regarding service. The new EPHS (Electrically Powered Hydraulic Steering) system manufactured by TRW Chassis Systems is used for the first time within the Group in the SKODA FABIA.
The new steering system, while retaining the excellent steering properties of the conventional hydraulic power steering, offers a wide range of advantages. This system is used in the SKODA FABIA on models fitted with 14” and 15” running gear.
It is available as a left-hand drive and righthand drive version.
Advantages of the electrically powered hydraulic steering are:
- Improvement in comfort, easier operation when parking and manoeuvring, while offering a taught steering at high speeds (safety factor).
- Fuel savings, as the energy consumption is based on demand – irrespective of the operating state of the internal combustion engine.
- System Overview
- Engine-Pump Unit
- Power Steering Control Unit
- Power Steering Sensor
- Power Steering Gear
- Function Diagram
You will find notes on inspection and maintenance, setting and repair instructions in the Workshop Manual.