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Bleeding power steering pump

How do i bleed power steering pump on a 3.0 l caravan?

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    how do I replace a power steering pump?

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    dodge caravan power steering pump

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The system bleeds its self as it runs, the pump will eventually stop wining once the air is out of the lines.Let the van idle and turn the steering wheel full lock in each direction a couple time to move the fluid through out the system letting out any air.

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Having trouble bleeding my power steering pump. I opened the line while replacing the left engine mount and got air in the line. I tried the manual proceedures with no success.


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Power Steering Pump Replacement
Removal Procedure
1. Remove the accessory drive belt.
2. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Vehicle Lifting.
3. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
4. Disconnect the power steering pressure hose from the power steering pump.
5. Disconnect the power steering return hose from the power steering pump.
6. Disconnect the harness connector (4) from the power steering pump (1).
7. Remove the power steering mounting bolts from the power steering pump.
8. Remove the power steering pump from the engine.
9. Remove the power steering pump pulley from the power steering pump.
10. Remove the power steering pump reservoir from the power steering pump.
Installation Procedure
1. Install the power steering pump reservoir to the power steering pump.
2. Install the power steering pump pulley to the power steering pump.
3. Position the power steering pump to the engine.
Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
4. Install the power steering pump mounting bolts.
Tighten the bolts to 25 Nm (18 ft. lbs.).
5. Connect the power steering pressure hose to the power steering pump.
6. Connect the power steering return hose to the power steering pump.
7. Install the harness connector (1) to the power steering pump (4).
8. Install the accessory drive belt.
9. Fill the power steering system with fluid.
10. Bleed the power steering system.
11. Operate the power steering system and inspect for power steering system leaks.

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I have a growl in my power steering on my 2006 dodge caravan i have replaced the rack and pin and the fluid and reservoir and i am still hearing the growl could it be the power...


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Need instructions for power steering pump replacement on a 1992 pontiac trans sport. FAST PLEASE!!! has a 3.8L engine with a/c. thankyou for your help!


-- from the 1990-1999 Lumina / Silhouette / TranSport Repair manual ---

1992 Pontiac TransPort Power Steering Pump REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Disconnect and cap the power steering pump hoses.
  3. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  4. Remove the power steering pump pulley using a suitable puller tool.
  5. Remove the pump mounting bolts and remove the pump from the vehicle.

See Figures 1, 2 and 3


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Fig. Fig. 1: On some vehicles, you must use a puller to remove the power steering pump pulley


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Fig. Fig. 2: Power steering pump mounting-early model vehicle shown


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Fig. Fig. 3: Power steering pump mounting-late model vehicle shown

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the pump mounting bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  2. Bleed the power steering system to remove trapped air. Air in the system could cause noise and or damage to the pump.

BLEEDING

This procedure requires the help of an assistant.
  1. With the engine OFF, the wheels off the ground and turned all the way to the left, fill the fluid reservoir to the FULL COLD mark on the fluid level indicator.
  2. With an assistant checking the fluid level and condition, bleed the system by turning the wheels from side to side without hitting the stops. You should repeat this at least 20 times, making sure to keep the fluid level at the FULL COLD mark.

Fluid with air in it has a light tan appearance. This air must be eliminated from the fluid before normal steering action can be obtained.
See Figure 4


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Fig. Fig. 4: Power steering bleeding procedure

  1. Start the engine, and while it is idling, recheck the fluid level and add as necessary to reach the FULL COLD mark.
  2. Return the wheels to the center position. Lower the front wheels to the ground and continue running the engine for 2 or 3 minutes.
  3. Road test the vehicle to make sure the steering functions properly and is free of noises.

See Figure 5


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