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The speedometer will stop working and the abs light comes on and the power steering gets tight . Any suggestions

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Electrical fault ,but where ??power steering is electrical ??then its one of the big fuses under the bonnet with a dirty connection ,if its manual power steering ???i havent a clue because not many of these here in spain for me to play with

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