a message came on while driving saying check battery/ alternator. Also the power wheel steering went out and the car was hard to turn a message came on saying check battery/ alt

Asked by Apr 07, 2014 at 12:06 PM about the 2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 320 4MATIC AWD Sedan

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Both the alternator and power steering pump are run off the serpentine belt. I can guess your belt broke, the tensioner failed, or one of your pulley's is siezed.

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