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I have a 2006 X3 2.0 diesel, the engine is running the steering

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I have a 2006 X3 2.0 diesel, the engine is running the steering has gone heavy and the battery light is lit up on the dash board
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 3 years ago.

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this points to a broken or slipped or seized drive belt as it runs the power steering and the alternator which keeps the battery charged


you need to have the belt checked and/or replaced


you cannot drive the car like this.

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