Q: Broken belt

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A belt is broken, and I'm not sure which one it is.

Hello. Your particular vehicle only has one belt. This belt is called the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt wraps around all of your pulleys, driving the alternator, water pump, and power steering pump. When this belt breaks, the Battery Light could come on, your power steering would go out which would make it hard to steer, and your car could overheat since the water pump is not turning. In addition to replacing the broken serpentine belt, your pulleys need to be checked as well as the serpentine belt tensioner. This should be done by a certified mechanic, like on from YourMechanic.

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