Harmonic ballancer.. rubber is melting. part of pully spining other part not. on 2007 Hyundai Sonata

The Harmonic pully seems too consist of two metal parts and a rubber peice in between them. the metal peice that is attached to the crankshaft does not seem to be spinning, but the metal peice that the serpentine belt sits on is spinning causing the rubber peice in the middle to melt. Engine still runs but power stearing is out. why would the damper pully seize up, if it is seized would engine still run, and would the damper pully effect my power stearing?

by in Fort Stewart, GA on November 08, 2011
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ANSWER by , November 08, 2011
you need a new harmonic balancer. any shop can do this repair. they are available from the aftermarket at parts stores. when this is repaired, your power steering will be restored. Roy