1997 GMC Safari Q&A
1997 GMC Safari Question: power steering and brake failed
We turned a sharp corner and lost power steering and brakes. we are ver confused and need to know why. We have done some research and came up with the pump or maybe the hydraulic systen or the solenoid. Please help us narrow it down to something. - Visitor
power steering pump runs the steering and brakes assist. you may have low fluid, pump fialure or hydro booster fialure. take it to a shop and let them tell you. each part is expensive and guessing could be even more expensive. Roy - mastertech6371
When I got home yesterday, my steering and brakes worked fine. When I started the van this morning, the steering was VERY difficult and the brake pedal was very stiff. What causes this problem?
I had just gotten on the highway and I heard a snap like something "fell off" the van, but there was nothing on the road. Then the brakes failed (locked up, couldn't depress them). Then the steer...