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The power steering and power brakes suddenly quit working.

Customer Question

The power steering and power brakes suddenly quit working. The truck has hydro boost brakes. I'm thinking a possible bad st
JA: When was the fluid last checked? Have you heard any whining noises while turning the wheel?
Customer: power steering pump.
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 1998 K2500
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: it just happened today. I will be working on it tomorrow. I am a retired diesel mechanic who was ASE certified at on time.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I don't think so.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  kalamykid replied 2 months ago.

Does it still have power steering fluid in the res?

Expert:  kalamykid replied 2 months ago.

If it is full can you see the fluid moving in the res with the engine running? Can you hear any noises from the power steering pump when you try to turn the steering wheel?

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