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    Thinking Caps on guys I've got a bit of a steering problem.

    A symbol of a steering wheel and an exclamation mark has appeared on my dash and at the same time so has my traction control light, my steering doesn't feel any different but i'm getting a little worried.

    It's happened 3 or 4 times, the first 3 happend at times when i've started moving and had a little wheelspin, the tc light flashes as normal then about a mile down the road both steering and traction lights came on.

    The fourth happened today when I was circling a car park looking for a space, I wasn't down more than 5mph and after about 2-3 min both lights came on.

    any ideas what's wrong.

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    when you get a fault with ps ,its all link up with the traction control ,both of my light came on and did not go off ,it was my ps pump,got a second hand one 150 from vaux bits.

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    There's also the possibility that there's a sensor fault; there's a level sensor in the PS res. Or there's an occasional problem with condensation in the connectors, which can cause a short - and put the PS indicator on.

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    I had the steering wheel graphic up on my old Active 1.8, and had the power steering pump replaced under warranty. Given the TC light as well, could be a sensor, I suppose.

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    Cheers guys, got it fixed, it was needing topped up.
    panicked before thinking.

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    Good ... BTW I do like those Alloys matey..Yum

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