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Is it pressure side, or return, and can you get a wrench , or whatever needed on it to tighten it. Then fill fluid to proper level.

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Hopfully this will be ALL you need Besides Pulley REMOVAL TOOL It can be Rented @ AutoZONE

REMOVAL
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  2. Raise vehicle on hoist. WARNING: TURN AIR SUSPENSION SWITCH (LOCATED IN LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT) OFF TO PREVENT VEHICLE DAMAGE OR PERSONAL INJURY.
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    5. Remove four retaining bolts and power steering pump and power steering pump pulley assembly.
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