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Charging System Light (batter icon) is on and I cannot steer my stick shift car. I have a hard time turning. Have new battery, show me how to do it, since I am unemployed I will have to do what the mechanic does. Need details. Evelyn

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You lost power assist (aka; P/S power steering)
its only and assist to , it reverts to manual difficult steering.
the belt is slipping or fell off.
open hood, look at it. has it fell off.?
press pinky finger on the mid span of belt, does it deflect easy
too loose. and the same belts drives the Alternator.

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I think that the hard steering and the charge light is telling you that the drive belt is missing or is badly need of replacing as the common unit to both your problems is the drive belt.

Posted on Oct 13, 2013

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