if the drive belts are loose or bad will it effect your power steering. on 2009 Honda Pilot

my wife says the car is hard to turn and when it idles there is a knocking sound by the belts

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could be the serp belt tensioner and yes it will effect all belt driven accessories
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yes if its serpentine belt could also effect water pump n other vital parts so get replaced immediately