Chevrolet Q&A

Ask Your Question

2004 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Question: power steering and power brakes

 

Question

grundencharlie, 8.1L V8, North Charleston, SC, February 05, 2011, 14:06
 Rookie

on my 2004 chevy suburban 2500 the power steering quit working at the same time the power brakes quit working is this the pump because if my hydroboost went out i should still have power steering right

1 Answer
Flag This
  • Answer #1

    February 05, 2011, 21:32
    Profile_thumbnail
     Master

    Hydroboost utilizes power steering pressure to assist the brakes. Therefore, if the power steering system and the power brake system are both failing, the power steering pump is the best first place to look.

    Flag This
  • Reply

    will0352, July 28, 2014, 19:02
     Rookie

    I have blown out 2 pumps to realize that I need a new hydro boost unit. They list them specific for use with JH2, JH5, JH8, AND so on. How do I tell which one is mine? 04 suburban 2500 4x4 6.0l.

    Reply
    Flag This