what would cause my battery light to come on and my power steering to go out? on 1994 Mazda Protege

i smelled burning then battery light popped on an steering locked up..i made it home but the temp guage stayed high

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poss alt not working or you lost a belt
im thinkin belt..the car started again once i got home..when my altenator went out b4, it wouldnt even hold a charge..im HOPIN inexpensive belt..thanks for responding!!
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Maybe the auxiliary drive or serpentine belt (not timing belt)being lose.http://www.lightdeal.co.uk/