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2002 Mini Cooper Question: power steering failure

 

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Visitor, Macon, GA, July 22, 2010, 15:35

everything was working fine the day before,when i get in to leave my driveway i noticed the warning battery light on cluster was on,and I lost the powersteering.I then cheked the level on the fluid which was low, I topped the fluid off but nothing changed..What is happening???

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    macmortera March 05, 2011, 05:41
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    the problem is your alternator, because the pump does not run until the engine and the voltage on terminal 2 on the steering pump exceed static battery voltage. so you have to change your alternator.

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