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power steering pump or hydrollic?

I beleive my power steering pump is shot, but heard it might be my hydrollic pump. My breaks are being affected also. Does my power steering pump effect my breaks?

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Called a hydroboost, the hydraulic brake assist relies on hydraulic pressure from the power steering pump to provide more brake assistance. Sounds like the pump is the culprit. I would call Kelvin at PSC Motorsports and see what one of his pumps would cost or how much to rebuild yours before I went to a parts store to buy one.

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