Belt issue

Asked by Feb 03, 2018 at 04:40 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I was currently driving home from work last night,
and tens minutes within driving on the highway my
chargering system failure light came on, and all
sudden I was loosing power, and I noticed once I
pull over i notices my car was trying to overheat I
have a 2004 grand Prix . Once the tow truck driver
finally made it he noticed my belt was hanging
from my car. my question is can a broken belt
cause a car to over heat?

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one of the pulleys probably seized up , the belt broke and the alt. and water pump stopped working causing the problems

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