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Power steering failure after battery disconnect

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Power steering failure after battery disconnect

Update: cleaned all the connections with maf cleaner (it was all I had) and things seem better. Still get an occasional steering shudder but it helped. I assume the battery disconnect was a coincidence.

I apologize if this had been covered but I did search and couldn't find a definite answer. I'm working on a RX-8 for a friend. He had an AT 4 port manifold installed and was getting a Cel for the ssv due to that. Last night I disconnected the battery and swapped manifolds. The car runs better and the light stayed off but there is a power steering light and no power steering. I read the forums and followed the advice I saw. I checked the EPS fuse, I turned the wheel lock to lock (which cleared the dsc light) but still no power steering. I'm hoping for an easy solution to give this car back. Thank you.

Last edited by Evan Gray; 09-26-2015 at 06:16 PM. Reason: Update
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