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Power steering issue.

I own a 1989 honda civic, and recently I was careless and allowed my battery to die. After getting a jump from a friend, i realized that my power steering was no longer working. I was first concerned that my alternator belt had fallen off, because earlier that week I thought that I felt something fall off of my car while driving, but after a few days went by and I didn't notice any problems, I figured I just ran something over. I then couldn't figure out how my power steering and my alternator belt were at all related, until I had a friend look at my car and they told me I had my alternator belt, I was just missing my power steering belt. Does anyone know any reasons why my power steering would go out like that?

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Eiher it was old...or the pulley is loose...but its not really all that uncommon...if the pulleys are good then just replace the belt...

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