Q: check engine light came on and stearing went extreamly loose

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driving home my check engine light came on and my stearing went extreamly loose. stearing wheel normally at 9 and 3 its at 12 and 6 parked with tires straight. checked fluids yes i need to add power stearing fluid but its just above the add line..other fluids seem fine belt still in place what could be wrong

My car has 197300 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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