Question about 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

1 Answer

2001 Silverado, suddenly lost power steering and brakes, Belt and all pulleys are moving, no slipping and no noise that would indicatate slipping. fluid in brake and steering reservoirs are full. Crazy

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Chevrolet Master
  • 6,826 Answers

If you lose power brakes, the booster might be leaking. The power steering, I am not sure about.

Wish you luck on this one.

Posted on Jul 04, 2010

Testimonial: "appreciate the fast resonse"

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Serpentine belt keeps popping/slipping off


The power steering pump pulley must be flushed with the power steering pump shaft,Or else you will have noise or slips right off.12_11_2012_4_28_42_am.gif

Dec 11, 2012 | 1997 Ford Windstar

2 Answers

My 2001 Silverado 1500 Extended cab LS produced a loud "whirr" noise that almost sounds like a big diesel truck or something from inside the engine compartment during the first few minutes of...


Try slipping the drive belt (fan belt, alternator belt, or whatever you want to call it) off the engine, then run the engine momentarily without the belt. If the noise disappears, at least you now know it is not an internal engine problem, and it will be an issue with one of the pulleys, or belt-driven accessories.

Aug 27, 2011 | 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

1 Answer

My 2001 pontiac montana is having problems with the power steering i checked the power steering fluids are ok but when i am driving and turning i have no power steering and makes a loud noise


Check your engine belts, you may have a seperate one for the powersteering,

if it is a serpentine belt, it may have stretched and may need to be replaced.

it could also be the belt tensioner, when the engine is off, the belt should,

be tight, check your belt or belts for cracks, it may not be grabbing the pulleys,

it could be slipping, get some liquid soap, put it in a spray bottle and spray

your belts, then start the engine and turn your power steering from right to

left, if the noise stops, you need to change your belt. if it does not , then

it could be the belt tensioner or a pulley that is binding. good luck!

Jun 26, 2011 | 2001 Pontiac Montana

1 Answer

When driving you can hear a squeakying sound and it sounds like the bottom is going to fall is that the brakes or something else


it may be the brake wear indicater that is making the noise. if the noise happens when you don't apply the brakes it may be your power steering or one of the other devices driven by the serpentine belt

Mar 02, 2011 | 2001 Mercury Mountaineer

2 Answers

Belt squeals and it is hard to steer.


check to see if the belt is loose, if it is a sepentine belt, [one that is routed for your power steering , air conditioning, and pulleys it just might need replaced, also chech to see if the tensioner pulley has not lost some of it's tension. ]

Feb 16, 2011 | 2002 Subaru Forester

1 Answer

The belt in my 01 Dodge Dakota squeals badly. Started when I had my power steering pump replaced. I tried changing the belt and the tensioner, but still squeals. Is it possible the pulley on the power...


excess mechanical drag from the pump can cause the belt to slip and squeal, but before focusing on the pump I'd check the condition, tension and alignment of the belt. I might even try cleaning all the pulleys with an aerosol brake cleaner and install a new belt, particularly if the current one has more than 50,000 miles on it. It might be that the squeal is coming from or caused by a different belt-driven accessory.
A more typical noise from a power-steering pump is a high-pitched whine, not a squeal. Usually, if the steering wheel is stationary, meaning that the steering rack is not "asking" for assistance from the high-pressure fluid from the pump, there's little or no noise

Jan 27, 2011 | 2001 Dodge Dakota

1 Answer

Noisy serpantine belt on 2001 chev silverado 4.3 motor stops noise when i apply car wax to belt


this sounds like the tensionor is not holding tight enough for belt, or belt is streached out and needs changed. what the belt is doing is slipping on the pulleys.

Feb 07, 2010 | 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

5 Answers

My power steering goes and comes, loud squeeling noise when I try to turn the wheel, gets worse when I steer goes away when steering is straight. Just started happening all of a sudden after bumpy ride...


this peice belongs to your power steering pulley its a plastic o\piece that over time brakes off you can either call your dealer and see if its covered by your warranty because its has to be replaced the pats that the plastic belongs on is top pulley you 'll notice powersteering wheel hard to steer and squeeling you must replace part or adjust it so its holding pulley tight itshas grooves in it 2 as a matter of fact if you keep using this pulley with broken plastic it could brake your belt

Jan 24, 2010 | 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara

1 Answer

Chevrolet 2500 hd yr 2001 durmax/problem power steering&power brakes out at same time /steering wheel would not move /applied heavy pressure to steering wheel &system works again / at time of...


sounds like your hydro-vac went bad. this is located by your master cylinder inline. it uses your power steering pump to give boost to your brake system instead of a vacumn booster

Dec 24, 2009 | 1999 Chevrolet C/K 2500

1 Answer

2000 2500 Silverado 6.0 no power steering or power brakes.


It sounds like you lost the power steering pump or belt. The brakes utilize pressure from the power steering pump via the hydro-boost. If it is the pump, and the belt is still intact, you will probably want to replace the belt as well.

Jun 06, 2009 | 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

303 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76109 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8269 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...