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Old 03-08-2008, 08:22 PM   #1
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Alternator Belt and power steering

Hi,

today i had a loud streaking noise coming from a belt of some kind in front, then when i got home the steering went very hard and it seemed like i did not have power steering anymore, so i popped the hood to realize that the first belt on the left hand side (about 3/4 inch in width) was very loose...can anyone tell me what would that be, the power steering belt, the alternator belt, or some general belt

i have a ford focus zx3 2000

please help
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Old 03-08-2008, 08:36 PM   #2
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Most likely a bad belt tensioner.
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is this difficult to change? is there a tensioner on all focus's?
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Old 03-09-2008, 08:44 AM   #4
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does anybody know this, cause i dont want to take my car and bring it to a garage to have that checked if i can do it myself...is it difficult to change a tensioner and does all the focus's have them????
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