battery light showing,stering stiff, temperature high, what could be the problem


Asked by Mar 15, 2014 at 08:42 PM about the 2003 Toyota RAV4 Base 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the stering wheel is stiff,temperature very high and battery light showing, while the engine

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One of or main belt has either broken or melted off, stiffness of steering is pump is not turning, Alternator not charging, fan not cooling. All these are controlled by main fan belt.

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