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My wife mitsubishi stop. it ran hot and the battery is dead. could that mean that a belt broke?

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Yes. If you loose belts you will loose water pump that keeps coolant moving and also the alternator which keeps charging the system. Less familiar with Galant belt setup but sounds like both parts are on same belt and has snapped. Don't drive until belt is replaced unless you want to buy a new motor or head gasket (not cheap)

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