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I OWN Volvo S80 D5 2008, and it was ok today. When I got in

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Hi,
I OWN Volvo S80 D5 2008, and it was ok today. When I got in my car tonight it was hard steering and message was saying charge failiure. I drove it to Volvo service but I would like to know what could it be.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I'm Brandon Volvo tech.

Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.

There are few possibilities - 1. The belt tensioner is bad no longer holding the belt tight. 2. The drive belt snapped off 3. the pulley came loose or broken.

Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.

Many times it is the idler pulley and tensioner bearing that are bad and need replacement.

Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.

The drive also drive the power steering therefore you felt hard on the steering.

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