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Steering just got very difficult and battery light on?

(1997 Cadillac DeVille)
in Blythewood, SC on January 04, 2013
Driving my car my steering just died and the battery light came on. Car drives fine except for steering.
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of Greg's Orange Auto on January 04, 2013
YES CK BELT OR TIGHTNESS THEN CK CHARGING SYSTEM
of Prestige Auto Works on January 04, 2013
It is possible that your alternator has lost power by the belt and your charging light has come on. Your car may run until the battery runs out of charge. Maybe the same belt that powers the alternator also is for your power steering pump. Start by checking your belts.
on January 04, 2013
Thanks. Since the car has been sitting for 2-3 years my husband was not surprised and is able to replace the belt and go from there. I was just shocked when it happened. Thank you for your response.
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