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I bought a 1989 Jeep Cherokee 2 dr 4x4. Today the power steering got hard and the alternator light on the panel turned on, when I accelerate the problem goes away until it lowers RPM's when I got home from a 10 minute ride there was pressurized water coming out from the hose in the coolant reservoir. Any clues? I think it could be a crankshaft pulley problem.

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The belt probably broke

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