Welcome to the Dodge Cummins Diesel Forum, the fastest growing Dodge Diesel Community on the internet.
You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us
I am at a loss. I have never dealt with the master cylinder and never heard of a hydroboost until a few hours ago. I am new to diesel so if anyone could tell me why I am loosing powersteering fluid I would greatly appreciate it.
Also, could this be the cause of a slow return on my brake pedal?
Thanks in advance
99 Dodge Ram Cummins, 24 valve, ext. cab long bed, stock with 285's, Raptor 100, 1/2" Big line kit, Drawstraw V.
I had to have my hydrobooster replaced under warranty on my 08 duramax when I had it and it did cause brake pedal issues. Mine would kick back at me before it would go down when I applied brakes. Should be related issue with yur brakes and leaking booster. Mine was leaking as well.
Your power brakes are assisted by the hydroboost. That is why you have brake pedal issues. Run out of power steering fluid and you will lose both assisted steering and brakes. Either rebuild or replace the hydroboost unit or hoses that are leaking.
02 2500, auto,4" turbo back,puck,Gauges....... E7153 Airtex LPbecause I refuse to conform...201k+ and counting on original trans.. It runs on oil so it tows stuff good.
There is a weep hole on the bottom of the hydroboost unit. When mine was leaking PS fluid it was coming out of there, although it seemed like it was coming from between the master cylinder and hydroboost. Solved problem with a replacement hydroboost unit
2001.5 3500 4x4 x-cab Six-Speeder. BFG A/T's, Airdog 150/150, AFE stage 2, Edge comp, 6" Bullhaulers, 10" subs, what silencer ring, and 8-ball shifter JAMMER 5's, just waiting on pyro
Take it to a truck shop and be done. You can continue being innocent of master cylinders, boosters and other such foolish things.
2008 3500 stock QCLB dually Inferno red. Toys of all sizes:Fuel injected Rampage, Grader, 1586 tractor, 60K genset, Honda Foreman ATV, and more. Back in business with a Hitachi EX270LC excavator. The dirt slinging has begun with 50+ acres to clear.
The Following User Says Thank You to dozer12216 For This Useful Post:
The AutoGuide.com network consists of the largest network of enthusiast-owned enthusiast-operated automotive communities.
AutoGuide.com provides the latest car reviews, auto show coverage, new car prices, and automotive news. The AutoGuide network operates more than 100 automotive forums where our users consult peers for shopping information and advice, and share opinions as a community.