Author Topic: Red Basttery Warning LightON and Steering Very Stiff  (Read 2118 times)

Offline Brazzerie

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Does these two things mean it's the alternator or could it be something else instead or as well anyone?

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Re: Red Basttery Warning LightON and Steering Very Stiff
« Reply #1 on: 08 July 2023, 20:32 »
My first thought was the drive belts come off.
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Re: Red Basttery Warning LightON and Steering Very Stiff
« Reply #2 on: 08 July 2023, 23:19 »
Sounds good. Looking it up, it says it drives the alternator and the power steering....

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Re: Red Basttery Warning LightON and Steering Very Stiff
« Reply #3 on: 09 July 2023, 09:04 »
You were right, the auxiliary drive belt is no longer there! What are the most likely reasons for it to have broken or fallen off? I remember it happened just after a big acceleration to join a motorway

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Re: Red Basttery Warning LightON and Steering Very Stiff
« Reply #4 on: 09 July 2023, 10:32 »
I would make sure the alternator and PAS pulleys (and any other pulleys this belt drives) are not unusually hard to turn.

It's probably just an old belt that's had enough.
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Re: Red Basttery Warning LightON and Steering Very Stiff
« Reply #5 on: 09 July 2023, 10:59 »
Pulley are fine so fingers crossed :smiley: