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Plymouth acclaim, the power steering went out a week or so started making a noise wen turning or taking off, I noticed the belt had a crack in it, tried to make it home & the belt just shredded apart, put new belt on, now it cranks over but will not start? Also the belt seems to be moving off the crank wen I try to start it??

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Well as for the tear on the belt the power stering pump is proably not so good enymore if the pully spin with the belt then it no good and when your put the belt back make sure you got it on right if you crank it and the power steering pulley isint moving then your just gonna shred another belt after another

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have the crankshaft sesor checked out sometimes they go bad like your car is doing because of a bad connection there

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IF the starter is cranking and it just won't start...I recently repaired an Aurora in this condition. Turned out to be a simple, but really tricky problem. Fortunately I noticed that the electric fuel pump was not running. (In my case the car would crank but just never start) I traced this circuitry and found and intermittent ground connection in the cable connection going to the fuel pump and sensors.

Fortunately in the Auroras you can expose the connection at the pump by removing the access panel in the trunk.

Difficult to diagnose and find - easy to repair.

If the starter is not cranking, could be a stuck solenoid - new starter.
Could be related to the transponder in the key.
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The power steering pump will have a tensioner you need to loosen. Then for the other belt. There is a tensioner located on the pass side. You can see it if you look down the pass side of the engine.

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there is a crank sensor they do go bad , engine turns wont spark ,crank sensor sends info to motor when to fire, check ADVANCE online will give you sensors location

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SOURCE: replacing power steering belt for 98' eclipse rs -

if i remember right those belts are not together cuz your car has two belts on it one that goes from the crank pullel that runs the a/c and alt and then one thats from the crank to the power steering

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