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A belt snapped, leaked antifreeze and no power steering

1994 mustang gt The belt at the front of the engine right behind the radiator snapped and the car began to overheat and leak antifreeze from the top of the plastic container. Also there is no power steering and i added power steering fluid. I dont know if it is the fan belt that snapped or the timing belt and if this has something to do with no power steering.

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If it was the timing belt, the car would have quit right then and there.
It's the belt that drives the fan, water pump and power steering.
Probably what they call the serpintine belt.

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