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Replacing power steering belt for 98' eclipse rs -

Trying to change out power steering belt in 1998' eclipse rs. Get the belt on - but when we turn on car, the belt slightly shifts off just by hair...? what is happening? -

Also - about 2 weeks ago - My ac stopped working and car starting making a loud gurgling/grinding noise. Took the car to the shop, guy said ac compressor shot - to add - he only glanced at it and had me crank the car on and off.

A few days ago car starting squeeling on turns..we noticed the power steering belt really frayed on one side. Cannot recall having changed the belt since car was bought used in 2004.
Second question:
Would power steering belt have anything to do with ac - or vice versa?

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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

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

  • mandingo750 Jul 27, 2009

    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

  • Steven Listman Sep 24, 2013

    you are wrong the p/s belt goes from the p/s pump crank and a/c where as the alt belt runs the alt crank and water pump


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