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Power steering taking off power steering on 1998 didge caravan. cant get it out past frame. do in need to u hook exsuast and do i need a pulley puller and if so what kind

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This might sound like alot of work but it isnt, first jack the front of the motor up with a floor jack, take off the front motor mount, and then lower the engine, just enough to clear the power steering pump to where you can get a pulley puller on it, after that it should be a piece of cake.

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