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Re: broken v belt
If your A/C doesn't work now, then it's your A/C belt - Can drive without.
If your power steering is stiff and doesn't work, it was your power steering belt - Nearly impossible to drive
If your car is overheating now, it was your water pump belt - Can not drive without of course, overheating eventually after a few miles
If your volt gauge is low and/or battery light is on, it was your alternator belt - Can drive a few miles until battery goes dead.
Sometimes these belts move several things at once, like one belt will power water pump, alternator, etc.
So, to answer your question, yes the car can be driven. But it would depend on what belt exactly broke. So use the tips above to diagnose which belt broke.
The only one to really be safe driving without would be IF one belt powered ONLY the A/C compressor. In that case, you won't be able to use A/C, but it also wouldn't affect other components, so it'd be OK to drive without.
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How long does it run? Sure you only changed the serpentine belt? The car would actual even run without the serpentine (or also called accessory belt) since the belt only drives fairly non essential components (AC compressor, alternator, fan, power steering pump. etc).
NO it is not safe to drive as the steering will be very heavy and you will not be able to turn the steering quickly enough to avoid problems . Check the drive belt as if it is broken that may be all the problem is..
Shouldn't have to. All belts can be replaced without pulling the engine. On some, you may have to remove other belts in order to get the first one on the crank pulley and fitted, and then put the other belt or belts on. Is the broken belt stuck somewhere? Loosening the power steering pump to swing it toward the engine for belt removal can be tricky on some Chryslers-don't know about your PT. On a Chrysler Cirrus you have to loosen 3 bolts and one is on the back side of the pump bracket.
Your Jeep should only have one serpentine belt. That belt powers the alternator, water pump, and power steering pump. You should not drive without the belt. I would guess one of the pulleys locked up and melted the belt.
CHECK FOR BROKEN LOOSEN DRIVE BELT.IF DRIVE BELT BROKEN YOU WILL LOSE POWER STEERING, WATER PUMP AND ALTERNATOR STOP TURNING IF LOSE DRIVE BELT. IF DRIVE BELT BROKEN.CHECK FOR FAULTY DRIVE BELT TENSIONER.LOOK FOR SEIZED WATER PUMP, ALTERNATOR OR POWER STEERING PUMP.REASONS DRIVE BELT BREAKS.
As crazy as it sounds, I don't see why not. Based on my limited knowledge of a 2002 L200, the power steering is run off the back of the camshaft and the water pump is driven by the timing belt. The only things the serpentine belt runs are the A/C and alternator. Obviously you won't make it very far running without an alternator, but at worst you kill your battery. Serpentine belt on a 2.2l 4 cylinder 2002 L200 has nothing to do with the water pump or power steering pump.
You broke your serpatine belt. Needs replacing. It's a $50ish part and easy to do if you have a diagram under the hood of how the belt fits. But if it was "rattling" for a couple of weeks take it in for crying out loud. Let the mechanic look it over to make sure your lack of vechile care didn't destroy anything under the hood.....
A 6 cylinder is an interference fit engine . Chances are you bent some valves IF the belt slipped.
Mounts usually don't make a vehicle shake as you described.
I believe the milage intervalfor timing belts is every 60 thousand.
very much sounds like a belt ,and that was the alternator light whether the same beltdrives them both or it was stalled with abit of the belt that was breaking up ,who knows ?i wouldn`t recommend you drive it dependant on the type of power steering it is ,some serious damage could result ,that would be a lot more to fix than the cost of a tow .