STERING/BREAKING

  • Tiny
  • laurenjoe122
  • 1996 Ford F-350
  • 4WD
  • 114,356 miles

I have a ford f350 4x4 diesel. It is hard to steer and brake. Any idea what is wrong?

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Monday, February 7th, 2011 AT 9:41 PM

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  • caradiodoc
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Sounds like you may have a hydro-boost system. That is common on diesels because they don't have enough vacuum to run a vacuum brake booster. Hydro-boost systems run on pressurized power steering fluid. Check the power steering pump, fluid, and belt.

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