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Does the power steering fluid level directly influence the brake system and abs
1999 Chevrolet Astro

Does the power steering fluid level directly influence the brake system and abs

(1999 Chevrolet Astro)
The abs was acting up. Fluid level good, wires good, no leaks. Power steering fluid low. Added fluid and brakes are acting find. Have hydro- power brake system.
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on July 16, 2016
Yes .. Hydraboost brake system uses power steering pump pressure instead of engine vacuum for power brake assist... It is imperative to keep power steering system in proper working order as well as brake system.
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on July 17, 2016
Thanks. Local shop said speed sensor probably would be the cause of my problems.
on July 17, 2016
That's possible .. Easily tested with proper scan tool and viewing live 'wheel speed sensor data' with test drive.
on July 17, 2016
on July 17, 2016
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on July 16, 2016
Yes .. Hydraboost brake system uses power steering pump pressure instead of engine vacuum for power brake assist... It is imperative to keep power steering system in proper working order as well as brake system.
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on July 17, 2016
Thanks. Local shop said speed sensor probably would be the cause of my problems.
on July 17, 2016
That's possible .. Easily tested with proper scan tool and viewing live 'wheel speed sensor data' with test drive.
on July 17, 2016
on July 17, 2016
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