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Lost power steering and brakes

I was driving when i heard a loud pop under the hood. I looked to discover the power steering resevoir had blown off. continued to drive, lost all power steering and braking. steering resevoir was still half full.

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  • leciap Jan 07, 2009

    problem should read "the power steering resevoir cap had blown off."

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Probably need a new pump since it powers the steering and the hydroboost assist for the brakes

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I'd say you broke a serpintine belt if you lost them both at the same time. Check your belts and see if you're missing one... You should have breaks and steering, just manual... hard to steer and brake...

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