POWER STEERING AND BRAKES

  • Tiny
  • Myfastrod2002
  • Chevrolet Astro

My sister in law was towing a trailer with her 99chevy astro and now the power brakes and steering are not working what could this be?

Saturday, June 30th, 2007 AT 2:40 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • bootdog
  • Member

The power steering pump is not pumping fluid, or the fluid could be really low. Do you hear a groaning/whining noise when turning the wheel? If so check the fluid. If not replace the pump. You have a hydro boost system which uses the power steering fluid for the power brakes.

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Saturday, June 30th, 2007 AT 5:01 PM

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