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Old 07-01-2006, 07:46 AM   #1
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I've just recently started getting code 46 - Power steering circuit switch.

How serious is it and what is it the actually problem likely to be? The power steering seems to be working fine right now.
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How about telling us what year and trim level you have?

Only 87-93 use two-digit codes, and they aren't all the same. What year is it, and how did you scan for codes?
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Apologies, I forgot that. For some reason I thought I had it in my signature.

It'* a 1988 SSE. I checked for codes using the bent paperclip method.

Incidentally I spilt a little brake fluid while topping it up at the reservior shortly before I got this code for the first time. Don't know if it dripped on something it shouldn't and that could have triggered it?
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Anyone?

Any thoughts greatly appreciated.
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