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Idle engine. 285000 VVM envoy 2003 XL. Also battery not

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Idle engine

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?

285000 VVM envoy 2003 XL

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Envoy yourself? What have you tried so far?

Also battery not charging and car overheating

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

This just happened todayhvnt had a chance to do anything as yet

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
The battery not charging message and the truck overheating check cluster light
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What is the battery voltage, using a volt meter, while running?

Is it just showing to hot or are you also losing coolant?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
This just happened. Tonight on my way home the reading was at around 9 on the guage
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
This just happened. Tonight on my way home the reading was at around 9 on the guage. It also lost power steering

Will you be able to do the diagnostic and repairs yourself?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Nope

So can I assume you are asking what may be wrong so you know before going to a repair shop?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Yep

Not charging, the most common cause for that would be alternator failure.

Overheating, the most common cause would be the thermostat faulty.

No power steering, the most common cause is the pump has gone bad.

All of these are driven by a belt, the alternator, P/S pump, water pump. My bet is your belt has broken and fallen off.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
The belt was replaced over the weekend could have been improperly placed

That is correct, they could of done something wrong.

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