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Subaru Legacy GT 1997 power steering problem

I recently had alternator problems that caused the powersteering and ABS lights to turn on in the car. I have fixed the alternator and the ABS light has gone out. The power steering light is still on. I tried to locate a fuse for the power steering but couldn't find a burnt out fuse in the car. Is there another fuse in the main fuse box that needs changing? Or is it something totally different. There was no sign that the steering was going bad prior to the alternator going bust. I checked the fluid and the filter had black residue at the bottom. Could it be that I need to flush the fluid?

In need of some help!

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  • komene_kurur Jul 21, 2009

    Thanks for this, I'll have a look. The only thing is that the steering light came on prior to the alternator being replace, I'll check it though! Thanks for that!

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The abs may be coincidental but the sensor may have come unplugged on power steering unit while changing alternator

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

  • paul campbell Jul 21, 2009

    sensor could be bad

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