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1999 Passat 1.8 liter: power steering out, generator light on

Driving a 1999 Passat 1.8 liter. Power steering went out and the generator (battery) light came on. Most other electronics appeared to work (e.g. lights, radio, climate fan). Serpentine belt? Something more horrible?

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If you still have a belt on power steering pump then it may have ran dry. Check fluid in power steering pump. If no belt to pump then replace lost one.

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Alternator may be starting to fail dont trustit have diagnosed by qaulified tech.

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