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1997 Yukon Power Steering pump

Need to replace pump myself. What tools will I need...puller?

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You will need an assortment of metric sockets and a rachet you will also need a pulley remover and installer your local auto parts store should have a puller and installer you can borrow. Make sure you bleed the new pump before you start the truck. You can do this after the resovoir is connected and has oil in it the rotate the pulley by hand.

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