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Spray with a good quality loose nut and replace them

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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.

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How to replace PS pressure hose on 95 Buick Roadmaster


Remove or Disconnect

Coolant recovery tank.
ECM cover.
Serpentine belt.
Power steering pressure line at pump.
Catch oil in drain pan.
Power steering pressure line at steering gear.
The pressure pipe is the lower line at the steering gear.
Use a 18 mm crow's foot line wrench with a 2 foot, 3/8 inch drive extension.
Access line from engine compartment, between the rocker arm cover and front of dash mat.
Raise and suitably support vehicle.
Steering gear heat shield bolts and heat shield.
Power steering gear line clamps at steering gear.
Power steering pressure line from vehicle.
Install or Connect

Power steering pressure line into vehicle.
Power steering gear line clamp at steering gear.
Steering gear heat shield and bolts.
Tighten
Bolts to 6 N.m (54 lb. in.) .
Lower vehicle.
Power steering pressure line at steering gear.
Use a 18 mm crow 5 foot line wrench with a 2 foot, 3/8 inch drive extension.
Power steering pressure line at pump.
Serpentine belt.
ECM cover.
Coolant recovery tank.
Fill system.
Bleed the system.
Inspect
For leaks.
To support the cradle while lowering it use a floor jack in the center of the rear.

yes, i would change both lines since you are there. no other disconnects.With the bolts removed it will drop about 4 to 5 inches. make sure the fronts are tight,take your time.

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Some pressure lines use an installation technique that if not followed properly will leak even though tight. Take it to an accredited power steering specialist shop to have the problem fixed..

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Power steering fluid leak in 99 Toyota Corolla


look for split in the hard line where fluid is leaking. If you see split, change the line only. make sure power steering reservoir is filled and rack and pinion is full (charge with steering wheel left/right motion). You should be able to remove wheel and inside wheel panel to see power steering fluid shooting out of any hole. There is hydraulic pressure on the lines.

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POWER STEERING LINE


you have to drain all the power steering fluid. simply unscrew the line unless its the one connected to the radiator then you will have to replace it or take it to a specialist. :)

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Power steering tank wont hold fluid and leaks out beside driver tire


Sounds like a blown power steering line. To confirm, wipe down all surfaces around the power steering unit including the lines. Replace the power steering fluid and start the engine. While 1 person is inside the truck, have them turn the wheel from side to side while another watches the area around the power steering unit paying very close attention around the lines. The high pressure line is the most common cause for leaking fluid. If there's no crack or kink in the line, the issue may be the fitting itself where it connects to the power steering pump. Both parts are pricey but replacing the high pressure line (about $150 at the dealer) is certainly less expensive than replacing the whole power steering unit itself.

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Does the computer need reset after bursting power steer line , replaced line but still no power assist even after bleeding


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Subaru impreza 1993 power steering leak


YOU CANT USE A REGULAR FUEL LINE ON POWER STEERING AS A HIGH PRESSURE HOSE.BECAUSE POWER STEERING PRESSURE IS 1000 PSI.YOU HAVE TO BUY THE POWER STEERING HIGH PRESSURE HOSE IT HAS NUMBER OF PLIES MATERIAL WEAVES TO MAKE IT STRONG.IT WAS MADE FOR POWER STEERING HIGH PRESSURE.YOU DONT HAVE A BLOCKAGE .THE HIGH PRESSURE HOSE JUST WORE OUT.REPLACE IT .IT SHOULD FIX THE PROBLEM.

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