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How involved is it to replace a power steering pump on a 2007 Explorer 4.0?


Power Steering Pump - 4.0L Special Tool(s) Installer Set, Teflon® Seal
211-D027 (D90P-3517-A) or equivalent Material Item Specification MERCON® V Automatic Transmission Fluid
XT-5-QM (or XT-5-QMC) (US); CXT-5-LM12 (Canada) MERCON® V
Item Part Number Description 1 388898 Teflon® seal 2 - Pressure line-to-pump fitting (part of 3A719) 3 W700839 Power steering pump bolts (3 required) 4 3A674 Power steering pump 5 W503924 Pressure line bracket-to-engine bolt 6 3691 Power steering pump supply hose 7 W503924 Power steering pump supply hose bracket bolt
Removal
NOTICE: While repairing the power steering system, care should be taken to prevent the entry of foreign material or failure of the power steering components may result.

  1. Using a suitable suction device, remove the power steering fluid from the reservoir.
  1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist. For additional information, refer to Section 100-02.
  1. Remove the power steering pump pulley. For additional information, refer to Power Steering Pump Pulley - 4.0Lin this section.
  1. Remove the pressure line bracket-to-engine bolt.
  1. Remove the power steering pump supply hose bracket bolt.
  1. Release the power steering pump supply hose clamp and disconnect the hose.
  1. Disconnect the pressure line-to-pump fitting.
    • Remove and discard the Teflon® seal.
  1. Remove the 3 bolts and the power steering pump.
Installation
  1. NOTE:A new Teflon® seal must be installed.Using the Teflon® Seal Installer Set, install a new Teflon® seal to the pressure line fitting.
  1. Position the power steering pump and install the 3 bolts.
    • Tighten to 25 Nm (18 lb-ft).
  1. Connect the pressure line-to-pump fitting.
    • Tighten to 75 Nm (55 lb-ft).
  1. Connect the power steering pump supply hose.
  1. Install the power steering pump supply hose bracket bolt.
    • Tighten to 11 Nm (97 lb-in).
  1. Install the pressure line bracket-to-engine bolt.
    • Tighten to 11 Nm (97 lb-in).
  1. Install the power steering pump pulley. For additional information, refer to Power Steering Pump Pulley - 4.0Lin this section.
  1. Fill the power steering system. For additional information, refer to Section 211-00.

Apr 13, 2016 | Ford Cars & Trucks

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Why does my van's power steering fluid leak out as quickly as added if the van is running?


Burst power steering hose.
Cracked power steering hard line.
Bad seal in power steering pump.
Lose fittings on power steering lines.
Check power steering components for signs of leaking fluid.

Apr 11, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

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The power steering pump is shooting fluid put of the top .


Start by checking your fluid level. Is the level between the cold/low line and the hot/high line on the dipstick?

If the level is ok, do you currently have power assisted steering? If not, or the pump whines, you may have a blockage in the power steering pump/and/or lines, and should go to the mechanic to fix.

Lastly, if both those above are not the problem, it could be simply that the power steering cap/dipstick doen not seal properly to the power steering housing. There is a rubber or plastic seal under the cap to prevent fluid from escaping. If it is damaged/split/chipped ... you will need a new cap/dipstick.

Did that solve your problem?

Dec 28, 2012 | 2002 Jeep Liberty

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What would happen if you put power steering fluid in the brake fluid


POWER STEERING FLUID WILL SWELL UP MASTERCYLINDER SEALS , CALIPER SEALS, AND WHEEL CYLINDER SEALS CAUSING BRAKE FAILURE.

Dec 10, 2010 | 1999 Dodge Ram

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The power steering resoivoir drains out after 1-2 hours


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Check to see if you have a Power Steering hose leak ,Open Hood and Have someone inside turing Steering wheel back and Forth slow.While you have a Light and Locate your Leak.

Power Steering System is a Sealed System, Sounds like you have a Hole in 1-of your Power Steering Fluid Lines(Pressure) More that likely. or Return line.

If its leaking at the Pump where your hoses go in it might just be a Rubber Seal. But the most common problem is a Hose is Busted Open.

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Oct 08, 2010 | 1990 Ford Taurus

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Power steering leak at pump


These pumps are known to blown out the front shaft seal. But your problem is at the high pressure line. Remove the line and buy a new teflon seal or o-ring. Don't over-tighten!! The torque specs on these are pretty low and most people overtighten and crack the seal.

Jul 05, 2017 | 2005 Buick LaCrosse

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I replaced the power steering pipe line,and now there is no power steering on low rpm and there is a problem with the brakes/the car is a 1997 gmc savana 6.5 l diesel


SOUND LIKE LOW POWER STEERING FLUID.CHECK POWER STEERING FLUID.AND FOR THE BRAKE PROBLEM.CHECK BRAKE FLUID.MAKE SURE IT NOT LOW.IF SO CHECK BRAKE HOSES LINES AND CALIPERS + SEALS CHECK WHEEL CYLINDERS + SEALS.IF ALL IS GOOD.MASTERCYLINDER COULD BE DEFECTIVE

Jun 01, 2010 | 2006 GMC Savana

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Diagram for for power steering pump high side


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Installation
  1. NOTE: If a new power steering pump is to be installed, the unions that are supplied fitted to the pump should be removed and saved for future use.
    Using the special tool, install a new O-ring seal.
    1. Push the new O-ring seal onto the special tool.
    1. Locate the tool over the union and ease the O-ring seal onto the union.
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Oct 07, 2009 | Mercury Cougar Cars & Trucks

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I have a power stearing leak I think its comming from driver side


The front pump seal on the power steering pump - located behind the power steering pump pully tends to leak on these. To fix it you are better off replacing the entire pump assembly because the drive shaft tends to wear crooked and messes up the seal. Also, these are known for oil cooler lines leaking which is directly below power steering pump which can be mistaken for power steering pump leak.

Aug 03, 2009 | 1999 Chevrolet Blazer

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Power steering leak


The Crank Seal is Part of the Motor Not the Power Steering Pump. You can take your Truck to the Car wash and Clean the Motor Really well While RUNNING. And then just Drive home. You will be able to see exactly where the Leak is Coming From. Please Rate My Response! Thanks!

Feb 01, 2009 | 2002 Nissan Sentra

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