Avalon 1995-1996

Removal & Installation

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Specific to:

Toyota Avalon 1995-1996

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove the right-hand front fender apron seal.

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    Fig. Power steering pump and related components

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  7. Disconnect the return line. Be careful not to spill fluid on the belt.
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  9. Disconnect the pressure feed line. Remove the union bolt and gasket.
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  11. Remove the drive belt.
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  13. Loosen the upper bolt enough so that the lower bolt can be removed. The upper bolt can not be removed.

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    Fig. Power steering pump bolts (A and B)

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To install:

  1. Install the pump and temporarily tighten the 2 bolts.
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  3. Install the drive belt and adjust the tension. Tighten the bolts to 32 ft. lbs. (43 Nm).
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  5. Attach the pressure feed line. Make sure a new gasket is used. The stopper of the line must be touching the front bracket, then tighten the bolt to 38 ft. lbs. (51 Nm).
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  7. Connect the return line.
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  9. Install the fender apron seals securely.
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  11. Bleed the power steering system.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
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