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Alternator and fan stop spinning

My batter kept running low and finally i noticed that the alternator and fan were spinning extremely slow. when i hit the gas they stopped altogether. the water pump and power steering pump still spin fast but the fan stops and so does the alternator. what causes this? any help is appreciated, thanx

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You have a bad belt or tensioner for your alternator and fan and probably wtaer pump. Get it replaced and the belt adjusted.

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Hi,
Its sounds that you have a bad belt or tensioner for your alternator and the fan. Probably the water pumps as well. Please get it replaced and the belt adjusted. This is the only resolution for your issue.
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