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1996 Chevrolet Astro Question: Why do I loose power steering and brakes when i press the brake pedal?

 

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thevoicee, Waite Park, MN, November 29, 2012, 11:02
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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.

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    your.mechanic November 29, 2012, 11:40
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    possible hydro-boost issue.

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    thevoicee, November 29, 2012, 11:53
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    I have not worked on this type of system before. Please explain the hydro-boost system. I do have some mechanical training. Are you saying the hydro-booster could be bad?

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    your.mechanic, November 29, 2012, 12:22
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    possibly...do you have a vacuum brake booster OR a metal one with a lot of pipes and fittings?

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    globalhelper November 29, 2012, 12:35
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    if u nave hydarboost thats your problem

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