Power steering struggle after losing battery power

Asked by Jul 29, 2016 at 11:12 AM about the 2008 Volkswagen Rabbit 4-Door

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hello. Like an idiot I forgot to turn my lights off last night
and lost the battery. Someone came gave me a jumpstart
but now the light for power steering won't turn off. The
light is solid yellow. Will it go away if I drive?

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FIRST CHECK TO SEE WHAT THE LEVEL IS FOR THE POWER STREEING, IF IT IS OK, THEN REMOVE THE BATTERY CABLE FOR ABOUT 5 MINS AND RE-INSTALL

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How do I check? Sorry I'm not a gear head haha

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https://www.carcarekiosk.com/video/2012_Volkswagen_Passat_S_2.5L_5_Cyl._Sedan_(4_Door)/power_steering_fluid/add_fluid

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