While driving on the freeway,a belt broke. Now the battery light is on and it's over heating. What's wrong

Asked by Nov 26, 2014 at 08:36 PM about the 1989 Honda Accord LXi

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Because the alternator and water pump are no longer turning.

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What's wrong? The belt broke.

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The alternator and water pump is run by the belt. Alternator charges the battery and the water pump, well it keeps the engine from over heating.

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