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

 

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justmoni, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Atlanta, GA, April 22, 2013, 08:41
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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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    Greg's Orange Auto (14262 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper April 22, 2013, 13:15
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    poss alt not working or you lost a belt

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    justmoni, April 22, 2013, 15:05
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    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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    April 22, 2013, 23:49
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    Maybe the auxiliary drive or serpentine belt (not timing belt)being lose.http://www.lightdeal.co.uk/

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