can i drive my chrysler neon with a broken tension bracket ,,, the steering is heavy but i need to drive it to the machanic

Asked by Feb 25, 2015 at 09:18 AM about the 2004 Dodge Neon 4 Dr R/T Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Chrysler neon 2004 2.0 manual.

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it is safe to drive but i would not expect your belt to last. in most vehicles i would say no because 9/10 the water pump used to cool your engine is powered off the serpentine belt but in this case its ran off of your timming belt. when you lose your belt you lose your alternator so your battery doesn't charge and your power steering both you can drive without but with your alternator not charging you can only go so far before your battery dies. to save power drive with no heat, or fan on low. no radio lights off and your emergency brake up only one click to kill the daytime running lights. how far is your mechanic from you?

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