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What does an alternator do? If it does not work, will power

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What does an alternator do? If it does not work, will power steering be affected?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 3 months ago.

Hi,my name is ***** ***** alternator charges the battery, it will not effect the powersteering, unless the alternator seizes up, the drive belt for the alternator is the same belt for the power steering, what kind of problems are you having?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Car will not start. When I boost it, steering does not work
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 3 months ago.

the steering will not work until the engine is running, did it start when boosting it?

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