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Old 12 Oct 2014, 08:35 am
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Default Error Code P0551 ?????????

Thanks for any help on this....got a 2004 PT Turbo that just registered trouble shooting code P0051. I looked it up on what it means and it is - "Power Steering Pressure Sensor Circuit Range/Performance". I have no idea...is this serious? Not sure what it means. Car seems to run fine but worried now that the code is on. Does it warrant taking to the dealer to have checked out? Thanks so much for any feedback. BARANCA
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Old 12 Oct 2014, 08:44 am
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I would check the electrical connections first, if you have a pressure sensor it might be faulty
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Old 12 Oct 2014, 09:16 am
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Default Re: Error Code P0551 ?????????

As was just said, check the electrical connections at the switch and also make sure your Power Steering fluid is full. If both are good then it might be time to change out the switch. Pretty easy job but very messy. No way of taking out the old switch and replacing it without loosing a bunch of fluid. If you've never done anything like it, best left to a mechanic. Shouldn't take more than an hour's worth of labor plus the part price.

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