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Hey guys,A buddy of mine came into work today and said his 99 F-250 Diesel has no power steering or power brakes after brushing a curb hard,what could be the problem,no fluid leaking anywhere,no hoses blown?

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Any fluid in the PS reservoir? That, or the pump is done if nothing is leaking.
You can pull the return line off the hydro boost like you were gonna bleed the system and see if it flows any.



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Something with the hydro boost is broken


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He says the fluid is full

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Only other thing I can think of is his belt is broke (prob not) and the pump isn't pumping.



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I'll look to see if a belt is broken,this guy is dumb as a brick when it comes to this truck.Thanks for your help.

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