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My power steering went completely out. In my gas gauge n h/c gauge etc quit working and the service and check engine light stays on ad does the air bag light

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Jessica Howe, Automotive Expert & Coach at AskPatty.com

Hello, 

Thank you for writing in. Due to the fact the power steering is electric, and that you seem to be having other electrical issues, you need to look into the charging system. This includes your car battery, alternator, fuse box, and wiring harness. The battery and alternator are relatively easy to test, and it can be done at most automotive parts stores as well as at any service center. If these components are not the issue, then a technician is going to have to look deeper into the individual systems that are being effected. Hopefully, the electrical issues are all related, and only one repair needs to be made. Further testing will need to be done. Good luck!


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