Q: hi, what kind of steering problem will give that error

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Hi i have problem with the steering wheel. i got the error saying steering assist fault , i want to know what does that mean.. the power steering is not working
My car has a manual transmission.

Hi there. Your car’s Power Steering system includes both the normal Hydraulic system used for many years now to make steering your car easier, as well as a Power Steering Assist system that augments the regular power steering. If a problem develops with the Power Steering Assist system, it will be deactivated. You’ll see a warning in the message center that reads “Power steering assist fault.” When this happens, you need to have your car inspected by a professional mechanic as soon as possible.

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