I tried to turn out of a parking spot and I have no steering. What could it be?

Asked by Mar 24, 2014 at 10:47 AM about the 2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

check enging light came on for ONE day, belts started squeeling and smelling of crispy plastic two days after the engine light went off, when i started it today the battery light popped on i put it in reverse to back out of a parking spot but i was unable to move the steering wheel.

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Probably your serpentine belt burned up, one of your bearings, tensioner or pulleys froze up. The serpentine belt drives the alternator, power steering pump and water pump. Open the hood and check it out.

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