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Powersteering pressure hose

How can i replace the hose

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Remove the old hose , replace with new hose

Posted on Dec 16, 2014

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SOURCE: my 93 grand cherokee

Using a flair nut wrench, disconnect both ends of the hose & remove it. New one goes back in the same way other one came out. Make sure that any "o" rings (if any) are replaced as new (usually supplied with hose if they're supposed to be there). Make sure that fittings are threading squarely into components and can be finger tightened at least part way to avoid cross-threading fittings. When finished, make sure that hose is not rubbing on anything or it will wear a hole at that point.
RE-fill pump, start vehicle, turn steering wheel all the way to the left, hold it there and count to ten, center wheel, re-fill pump, repeat process, all way to right. (this removes air from system). Top off, check for leaks and you are finished!

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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SOURCE: where is the pressure hose to the powersteering

It is connected to the rack and pinion and leads all the way to the power steering pump which has a pulley on it.
It may have 1 or 2 rubber bends on it with steel on the rest.
The pressure hose carries higher pressure than the return line.

hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 09, 2010

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SOURCE: I'm replacing the high-pressure powersteering

the hight pressure hose does go first, do to the pressure, the pump can be damaged if it was run for a long period of time

Posted on Oct 01, 2010

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Brenda, 3 things could be causing this issue. (1) The steering rack could be putting excessive pressure on the pump. (2) The pump that was replaced could be bad. (3) The hose is not fully seated and tightened properly. The repair shop needs to hook up a pressure tester to the pump and see how much pressure it is performing. Excessive pressures from the pump can blow hoses and seals. NOTE: I would make sure the hose is fully tightened before the pressures are checked. Hope this helps and have an awesome day Brenda.

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