Car starts goes forward and back but get hot cause the belt is not spinning 2006 chevy Cruze

Asked by Aug 16, 2017 at 07:58 PM about the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car starts but the  crankshaft or water pump the belt is
not spinning at all is runs but gets hot the battery dies

1 Answer

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The serpentine belt tensioner might be broken or stuck. Check the belt tension by pressing on it (with the engine off!). It should be taut.

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