The check [engine](/topics-engine-ford/) light is on as w...

The check [engine](/topics-engine-ford/) light is on as well as the battery light and the temperature gauge registers hot, but there is no steam, and the [power steering](/topics-power-steering/) goes in and out Mechanic's Ass...

The check [engine](/topics-engine-ford/) light is on as well as the battery light and the temperature gauge registers hot, but there is no steam, and the [power steering](/topics-power-steering/) goes in and out Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink? Stays on Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car? 2011 Ford Fusion Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Fusion yourself? What have you tried so far? I trying to figure out what is wrong, I haven't tried anything Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you? No that is all

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Hi, my name is\*\*\*\*\*’ve been a technician on Just Answer since 2007 and I'll be helping you today. I'm sorry to hear you are having difficulties with your vehicle. I know how inconvenient car trouble is, but together, we will get your vehicle back up and running quickly. May I ask whom I am chatting with today?

Teresa Jones
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Hi Teresa, it's nice to meet you I would start by checking the drive belt, if the [alternator](/topics-alternator-ford/) isn't spinning then the car is running off the battery. Once the battery is out of power it's going to stall and not run anymore. If the belt is good, then have the alternator tested, it could be the alternator not working.

Ok I will do that, thank you
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You're very welcome, please let me know if there is more I can do to help you.

I'm about to check it now and I will let you know
Automotive Expert
Sounds good

The belt is totally gone it's no where to be found
Automotive Expert
Ok, engine off, you want to spin each pulley by hand, all should spin except the bottom one. If you find one that doesn't spin it's probably the reason the belt is gone. If they all spin, the auto belt tensioner is probably shot.

They all spin including the bottom oneI only see 3
Automotive Expert
The crank pulley shouldn't spin so you probably can't see it or get to it. Which size engine do you have in this.

4 cylinder I believe
Automotive Expert
Here is a diagram of the belt routing and the pulleys. I highlighted the tensioner pulley, you actually may have to go and remove the passenger tire, then remove the inner fender to access these

I don't have the tools for that so I'm gonna have to take it to a shop somewhere
Automotive Expert
Ok, well let me know if there is anything else I can do to help.

Thank you, \*\*\*\*\* \*\*\*\*\* helped a lot
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You're very welcome.

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