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Drove through a deep puddle. First the Battery light came on then the check engine light started flashing my car sputtered a little so I pulled over and shut it off. A few minutes later I started it again and drove home (a short distance) The light stopped flashing but I have no power steering. Anyone know what is going on. My car is a 2000 Chevy Malibu

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NORMAL, BELT SLIPPING. CHECK THE P/S FLUID. IF IT'S BRIGHT PINK OR MILKY YELLOW THERES WATER IN THE FLUID AND NEEDS TO BE DRAINED AND REFILLED.

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