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Old 03-15-2018, 03:28 PM
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STEERING GEAR OIL message? W210

i have a 2001 W210 E430 4matic. Steering gear message came on.. Check and filled fluid to correct level. have been checking for three weeks oil if fine. but still have message.. What should I be looking for now? Everything seems to be working as it should.
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Sedan or wagon?
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Review the Owner's Manual for the procedure to clear the message from the FSS; otherwise it will continue to appear.
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Old 03-19-2018, 01:07 PM
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Hmmmmm..........Can you post a picture of the message???
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Old 03-19-2018, 03:20 PM
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I wonder if the warning is referring to the level of the rear level control fluid. The reservoir does have a level switch and it is shared with the steering gear pump. So a low level control fluid could destroy the steering pump. Just my thoughts.
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A 210 E320 sedan with SLS? I didn’t think they sold such a thing in the US but maybe this isn’t a US spec car. I didn’t think PS pump reservoirs had a level sensor like SLS combo reservoirs. I’ve never heard of a rack with a level sensor but maybe there’s a pressure sensor.

Maybe it’s a steering sensor for ASR or ESP. Are there OBD codes?

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Old 03-20-2018, 01:06 PM
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..........Maybe itís a steering sensor for ASR or ESP. Are there OBD codes.........?
Yeah, I'm thinking the same thing. A picture of the actual message would be very helpful.........
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