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I have a 2000 chevy malibu, battery light came on

I have a 2000 chevy malibu, the car stalled out, i pulled over the coolant was leaking added coolant and now the battery light comes on. Car starts but battery light still appears and steering wheel is stiff. what could it be?

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    Nathan Wells May 11, 2010

    was it coolant or was it power steering fluid?

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Check your serpentine belt it sounds like it may have stretched or broken. Without the belt working properly your car will overheat due to the waterpump not activating and neither will the power steering or alternator

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