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Is it safe to run without the serpentine belt?

(2006 Ford Ranger)
in Lanark, IL on February 02, 2011
My belt came off in the recent blizzard. Is it safe to run it?
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on February 02, 2011
no. it runs the water pump along with the alternator. you can do major damage to the motor.

Roy
of Holland Service Inc on February 02, 2011
no. tow it in and have belt replaced or reinstalled.
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