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Power steering pump

I need to replace it. How much of a job is it?

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  • nockman69 Sep 24, 2008

    it is a 3.8

  • gearbanger55 May 11, 2010

    what size engine

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Wow you picked a pretty hard job depending on how much room the engine compartment has. but to be honest if you get the puller it's not all that bad maybe 1 to 1 and 1/2 hour job

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Power Steering Pump - REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

3.0L OHV (2 valve) Engine
(see Figures 1 and 2)

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Fig. 1: Power steering system-3.0L OHV (2-valve)

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Fig. 2: A few special tools are required to remove and install the pulley on the power steering pump
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  3. Remove the alternator.
  4. Drain and remove the radiator coolant recovery reservoir.
  5. Position a drain pan under the power steering pump underneath the vehicle. Disconnect the hydraulic pressure and return lines and allow to drain.
  6. Remove the idler pulley from the power steering pump support.
  7. Remove the bracket mounting bolt located under the belt tensioner mounting.
  8. Remove 2 retaining nuts from the bracket mounting studs. Remove both mounting studs, and pull off the power steering pump support with the pump attached.
  9. Clamp the pump support bracket in a suitable vise.
  10. Remove the power steering pump pulley from the pump shaft using Pump Pulley Remover T69L-10300-B, or equivalent. Remove the 3 bolts retaining the power steering pump to the power steering pump support and remove the power steering pump.
To install:
  1. Install the power steering pump to the power steering pump support.
  2. Install the power steering pump pulley using Steering Pump Pulley Replacer T65P-3A733-C, or equivalent; the pulley face must be flush within 0.010 inch (0.25mm) of the pump shaft.
  3. Install the power steering pump/pump support and torque nuts/bolt to 17-24 ft. lbs. (23-32 Nm).
  4. Complete the installation by reversing the removal procedure.
  5. Fill the power steering reservoir with power steering fluid.
  6. Connect the negative battery cable.
  7. Run the engine and check for leaks and proper operation. Bleed the power steering system if needed.

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Pressure Hose
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Removal Procedure
1. Place a drain pan under the vehicle.
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3. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Vehicle Lifting.
4. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
5. The power steering pressure hose is the lower hose at the power steering gear.
Remove the power steering pressure hose from the power steering gear.
6. Remove the power steering pressure hose from the power steering pump.
7. Remove the power steering pressure hose from the clamps on the power steering gear.
8. Remove the power steering pressure hose from the vehicle.
Installation Procedure
1. Install the power steering pressure hose to the vehicle.
2. Install the power steering pressure hose to the clamps on the power steering gear.
Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
3. Install the power steering pressure hose to the power steering pump.
^ Tighten the fitting to 27 Nm (20 ft. lbs.).
4. Install the power steering pressure hose to the power steering gear.
^ Tighten the pressure hose fitting to 27 Nm (20 ft. lbs.).
5. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
6. Remove the drain pan from under the vehicle.
7. Lower the vehicle.
8. Install the accessory drive belt.
9. Fill the power steering system with power steering fluid.
10. Bleed the power steering system.
11. Inspect the power steering system for leaks.

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