strange Audi 5999 problem, please advise

Huw Powell audi at
Fri Jul 29 16:41:00 PDT 2011

The boost for both systems comes from one hydraulic pump.

On 7/29/2011 6:29 PM, Bill Pirkle wrote:
> My 1985 Audi 5000 works fine but in the last two days this has happened
> twice. The power steering doesn't work and it's very hard to turn the
> steering wheel. I was in a parking lot so I hit the brakes. The peddle
> did not move and there was no brakes. The car stopped anyway.
> But they both eventually started working again.
> This happened again yesterday day in my driveway. It seems to happen
> when I first start the car.
> What I can't understand is what is the connection between the power
> steering and the brakes.
> Any ideas?
> Bill Pirkle KE7JIA
> "Every day of my life I learn something very important. I learn that
> that way doesn't work."

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