2001 outback lost power stearing

Asked by Feb 02, 2015 at 07:04 PM about the Subaru Outback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

After a week of hearing a faint squeal from belt on engine It lost power steering all at once
and interior brake light and battery charge light came on. Could this be just a belt or did
the alternator die? 210k miles
Thanks

3 Answers

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thats a belt, you must ask why to fix it correctly

What is Ask why?

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Open the hood and look at the pulley system in the front of the engine and see if one of the belts came off or is loose

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