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VW Polo Steering wheel warning lights went on last week, checked fluid level , seems a bit low and have topped it up, and lights still stay on, the steering seems working ok now but light remain on, the question is, if the steering pump is faulty then i will not get any power steering right? or can it be anything else?

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Eventhough the level is right, the fluid might need replacing (every 3~5 years and 50.000-100.000 miles).

You can read how to recognize bad/old fluid here: http://www.hondaclub.com/forum/articles/1492-power-steering-fluid-lifeline-your-steering-system.html

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If its the electronic unit,check the main fuses near the battery,also check the wiring connectors at the powersteering pump for loose or corroded plugs.If alls ok,you will need a diagnostic machine to read out what trouble codes are in the units memory.good luck.

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