HI there! Based on the description, the alternator has stopped working and the car was running off the battery. When this happens the electronics go nuts because they are getting all types of voltages. The belt noise was probably due to the alternator possibly swizing up. I suspect once the battery is recharged and the alternator repaired, you will have resolved most of the issues.
A new alternator was put in early this summer. From my understanding its an aftermarket part.
Could this issue be caused by any bad wire grounds at all?
Also, battery is brand new as well. A week old..
I understand the new battery, I don't suspect it is a ground issue,and I don't trust aftermarket alternators.
I will say that it is possible the a/c compressor is causing the belt squeal and it is possible the alternator is not able to charge
If the car was running off the battery, it will run it down. Even if it is only a week old
I can't give you an honest answer about the turbo timer,but if it isn't working, you should eliminate it. This way if it is part of the problem it will be gone
I think the shop is going to come back to you with a charging system issue.
Ok thank you for all your help. How does this website work? I just paid $33. Is that a months worth of answers? Can I specifically ask for you? Did I pay for a one-time deal?