The battery light came on while I was driving and it would still drive but it hard to turn the wheel

Tiny
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  • 2001 SAAB 9-2X
  • 130,000 MILES

I started it and the the light was still on

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Saturday, November 12th, 2011 AT 3:17 AM

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Tiny
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Check to make sure the belts are tight and still on.

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Saturday, November 12th, 2011 AT 3:29 AM
Tiny
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I just touched it and it feel off what should I do? Thanks

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Saturday, November 12th, 2011 AT 3:41 AM
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That is what is causing the problem. Is it broken or did it come lose?

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Saturday, November 12th, 2011 AT 3:50 AM
Tiny
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It just came loose

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Saturday, November 12th, 2011 AT 4:12 AM
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Inspect the belt. Chances are it stretched and needs replaced. I have to ask you a question. Is there only one belt on the vehicle? If that is the case, there is a belt tensionier that keeps it tight. Check to make sure it is not broken or damaged. As far as the belt, if the tensionier is good, I would replace the belt with a new one. I have done them on these cars and it is tight to work on. I wouldn't want to see you use the old one and it come off again.

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Saturday, November 12th, 2011 AT 4:22 AM
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I took it to the shop and the said it was the water pump and it would be $820 is that a rip off?

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Monday, November 14th, 2011 AT 4:47 PM

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