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    only odd time when driving like once a month or so my power steering goes for about 2 seconds then kicks back in,anyone have any ideas plz

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    when manouvering??
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    mine does that sometimes but seems to do it when the revs drop to low
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    same as mine that,but only noticed it every so often though.but now you mention it its probally the same,wonder what it is

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    sounds like you need a new belt,when your revs are up itll be fine but at tick over could be slipping

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    Quote Originally Posted by GAZWAH View Post
    sounds like you need a new belt,when your revs are up itll be fine but at tick over could be slipping
    The PAS pump on Vectra-C's is electrically driven. Unless you're referring to the alternator belt slipping (unlikely as has a tensioner) and thus not providing enough juice to power the PAS pump?

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    sowhat do you think the problem could be plz

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    i just think that the revs might be dropping to low either that or your power steering fluid might be low
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisvectra View Post
    i just think that the revs might be dropping to low either that or your power steering fluid might be low
    How do you check / top up powersteering fluid ?

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