1996 Chevrolet Astro Q&A
1996 Chevrolet Astro Question: loose steering
It is not uncommon for the "idler arms" on your Astro van to wear causing loose steering. There are two idler arms on your van and both can wear. I would suggest you have the front steering linkages and suspension checked buy a qualifed technician. The front end alignment should be checked and set to specs if the idler arms are replaced. - Russ
I have just replace the power steering pump. We drove the vehicle a few miles and lost both power steering and brakes again when we pressed the brake pedal.
I just bought a used 2002 Astro - the outside mirrors are not moving using the interior control; and there is a horrendous squeal from the rear brakes when you are moving. when you apply the...