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My Pontiac grand prix say charging system failure and my steering wheel is hard to turn I drove in a little puddle of water what could it be?


Asked by mzgrandprix Dec 17, 2012 at 01:03 AM about the 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4 Answers


Sounds like the belt that drives the steering pump and alternator needs replacement.

John Saffrahn

It may also be a bad pulley somewhere causing the belt to slip worse. When you replace the belt make sure every pulley spins freely and fairly noise free. The big pulley shouldn't move without excessive force.

Daniel Perron

probably blew the serpentine belt

Tonya LaVallee

did you find out what happened my car just did this exact thing.

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