Posts should include the make/model/year in the title or body of the post. If your red power steering warning light is illuminated on the dash, and/or your EPS is in-operative, then there are a number of issues that could be causing your problem. It came out drawing 170 when it needed to draw 600 (I dont know what unit of measurement they said when saying this to me). The voltage regulator regulates the charging voltage that … Sharing personal information, or specifics on /r/MechanicAdvice is not allowed. Only give advice on something you believe to be true. Sometimes after the two lights appear then it says momentary ''ESC off'' then goes back to saying Service ESC. If it's got wheels, treads, floats, flies, or has an engine you're good to go and we'll do our best to help. Following a drained battery when I needed a jump start, which seemed to do the trick, I subsequently had the Steering Assist Malfunction - Service Required warning light and the heavy steering on start up. 2013 Chevy Cruze 1.4L 135k. This is a zero tolerance policy. Rusted bolts in the manifold. dashboard was 'bout dead. Or can I still drive on this? So after the dead battery fiasco, I had my battery tested. Again. The yellow power steering light has been on for a little while, it came on after stalling whilst doing a sharp reverse turn. Is this just part of changing the battery and it will go away, or has changing the battery done something weird? ESP light should go off next time you start the car. Mercedes-Benz some of them (not really except the UPPER models) and definitely on about 90% of hondas need the code. Golden Rule: If you have nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all. Does anyone know what this sticky yellow stuff is in the top left corner? Linking to outside content is not allowed, unless it's germane to the discussion. [–]Myoogen[S] 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (1 child). For the steering light, try with the car running, turn the steering wheel all the way left then all the way right a couple times. It is considered rude to ask, “Is the shop trying to fleece/rip me off?” You wouldn’t ask “Why are all cops pigs?” on /r/AskLeo, ask about Creationism on /r/AskScience, or talk about vaccines causing autism on /r/AskDocs. Power steering light - I have a 2006 cobalt today while driving the traction control.light came on followed by the power steering light!! Low voltage can throw some weird faults in these cars - … 2 things you guys should know is that yesterday was a rainy day and I was driving a lot and the plastic on the passenger front wheel well is pretty bad since my car is lowered and the wheel sometimes rubs against it. Generally there is a good reason why a repair costs what it does. * /r/AutoDetailing If the battery has been disconnected you have to drive the car to re-adapt the steering and ESP/ABS. Use the 'All Posts' button to return to the default view. It's okay to ask for a second opinion, openly accusing your mechanic of trying to fleece you is something different. Please read the sticky post on the subject for details. Actuate rocker switch once more to close. * /r/ToolPorn Those do not belong here and they will be removed. This is especially true in late-model vehicles with their more sophisticated internal diagnostic systems. If that isn't available, provide all you know and explain why. The battery warning light in most cars indicates there is problem with the charging system as a whole, not just the battery. EPS light and traction control slip come on and power steering is gone. © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. After reconnecting my battery, my 2006 steering will re-adapt within about 2 blocks from home and the steering and ESP/ABS lights will go out. No youtube videos unless germane to the question, no advertising. 2) Courteous and Professional. Also, flammable? It's been diagnosed, they are getting the part all is well. weve got a new battery now, however after driving a few short distances the light is still on. Questions related to dings, dents, accidents, paint and so forth DO NOT belong here, please post in /r/Autobody or /r/Diyautobody/ or take the car to an auto body repair shop who can give you a qualified estimate. Do not post silly answers, they will be removed. I called Bachman (where we bought the car) and all they said was drive carefully as the ESP is now off and if the power steering light turns red to stop driving immediately. I just had CAA replace my battery for me. Join the /r/MechanicAdvice IRC for instant conversations with other users. We are experienced mechanics from several fields of expertise including auto, marine, aviation, heavy construction equipment, military, farm, air-cooled, etc. Any advice? The steering and ESP/ABS lights will turn off in about 2 blocks of driving. It may be much harder to steer and control the vehicle. There is no magical "reset" the dealer has to do to the car after battery replacement. If the battery has been disconnected you have to drive the car to re-adapt the steering and ESP/ABS. Its more of an annoyance with those lights on them than anything. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 1974 on r2-app-059a06bfaca82919a at 2020-12-31 20:52:17.683031+00:00 running c709bd6 country code: GB. JavaScript is disabled. https://www.reddit.com/r/Autobody/comments/b5kz3t/estimating_is_not_encouraged_here_this_subreddit/, Changed battery, now Power Steering light is on. * /r/aviationmaintenance However, please observe rule #1 when asking for a second opinion. * /r/ProjectCar 7) Personal Information. [–]madbuilder 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (5 children). They have it diagnosed the next day and tell me they ordered an entire new steering column for my car, problem is it won't be in for a week. It could even be as simple or cheap as the 'fan belt' that runs the alternator just snapped. Power Steering If the VW Tiguan power steering warning light comes on in red, it means the power steering may be reduced or lost completely. The car feels fine with the power steering and ABS but the traction control is off when the light is on. If the radio works dont worry about it. I had to replace my 2003 Golf battery. 1) Advice Format. The steering symbol came on after i changed my battery last month but went out after I drove, but it now refuses to go out no matter what I do. Hi I just replace battery on a 2004 passat awd and noticed a wire coming from the pos battery cable sheath with a connector an the end. Please help! Sidewall question, is this too much damage? The 2 upper ones are not moving, with or without the AC on. Any help would be great! Her headlights seem to be as bright as usual. Have you done the adaptation of G85? [–]illohnoise 2 points3 points4 points 5 years ago (1 child). We're pretty flexible and we even enjoy a bit of humor now and again. Manual doesnt give any insight to this, just says to take the car to VW. In many cases, when there is a drop in electrical power in the vehicle, this may trigger the ABS light to come on as you have described in addition to causing the dash gauges to not work properly. Memes, youtube videos and other non questions are not allowed, All bodywork, accident damage, paint, dent/ding, total loss questions BELONG in r/Autobody or /r/Diyautobody/. Click here' and select the option for Solved and save. Just a stupid vw thing, its the steering angle sensor going wacky. All posts without this information may be subject to being removed. You could pin power steering problems on a bad battery only if the battery is bad enough that it overworks the charging system -- causing the alternator to fail, which, in turn, overworks the belt that powers both the power steering pump and the alternator, causing the belt to fail. When I start the car, my (yellow)power steering light is now on. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. The PSM indicator light in the instrument cluster goes out. Got it at a wally world. As for radio codes, never on a VW. [–]CJM8515Grease Monkey 2 points3 points4 points 5 years ago (11 children). We are more than happy to help you figure out why a shop wants to charge you for a repair, and we will tell you if it is unusually high. [06 Jetta 2.5l], If you have parts you would like to trade please do so at our new subreddit. WORST CASE SCENARIO does anyone know how to remove this oil filter from my subaru. I recently purchased a new battery for it and after changing the battery, my ABS, battery and intermittently my power steering lights are now on. If we feel a piece of advice is particularly reckless, dangerous, or extremely unhelpful it maybe removed If a post or comment is provided that is not a response to a question, the post may be removed. Any advice you receive you must use AT YOUR OWN RISK. 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