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    Exclamation Power steering, HELP!!!

    Hi guys, i have a problem with my car. It has been off the road due to one coilover failing and now when i go to start it, it wont turn over and gives me a picture of the steering wheel and and exclamation mark!

    Anybody know what this is or had any experience with this problem?

    Thanks in advance

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    It's got a flat battery, give it a jump start.

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    check battery + alternator outputs.

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    Any fault codes?

    If it won't turn over, I'd say it's much more likely to be a power issue than a steering one. The car should start even if the PAS isn't even plugged in...

    Do the lights dim when you try to start it?

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    Thanks for the response guys, i think ill put the battery on charge over night and check it in the morning

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    Thats saying there is an error , possibly related to the CIM , power steering or ABS. Get the codes read , that will tell you.

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    Flat battery will give up all sorts of codes... So charge the battery clear the codes and off you go... Unless your alternator is knackered then hand in pocket time.
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    right, battery is charged and still the error! Going to get the codes read tomorrow but any ideas guys?

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    does the car now start?
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    nope still wont start, just clicks

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