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Power steering When I drive my car it gets an advertisement that says ?power steering? and it doesn?t let me steer wheel.

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Check that you have power steering fluid in system. power steering fluid is red. look for bottle with red fluid in under bonnet (US:Hood.
Also check all belts on engine ok, and no suspicious damp patches where you park the card regular.

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Posted on Jul 31, 2008

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