Bonneville, LeSabre, Park Avenue 2000-2005

Removal & Installation

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3.8L Engine



  1. Remove the power steering pump drive belt.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  5. Install a drain pan under the vehicle.
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  7. Disconnect the power steering pressure hose from the pump.
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  9. Disconnect the power steering return hose from the power steering pump .
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  11. Disconnect the wiring harness from the power steering pump.
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  13. Lower the vehicle.
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  15. Remove the coolant recovery reservoir.
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  17. Remove the power steering pump retaining bolts.
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  19. Remove the power steering pump.
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  21. Transfer the power steering pulley as needed.
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To install:

  1. Install the power steering pump to the engine.
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  3. Install the power steering pump retaining bolts and tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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  5. Install the coolant recovery reservoir.
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  7. Raise the vehicle.
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  9. Connect the wiring harness to the power steering pump.
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  11. Connect the power steering pressure hose to the power steering pump and tighten to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
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  13. Connect the power steering return hose to the power steering pump.
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  15. Lower the vehicle.
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  17. Install the power steering pump drive belt.
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  19. Bleed the power steering system.
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  21. Inspect the power steering system for leaks.
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4.6L Engine



  1. Remove the drive belt.
  2.  
  3. Install a drain pan under the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the power steering return hose from the power steering reservoir.
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  7. Remove the power steering pressure hose from the power steering pump.
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  9. Remove the power steering pump mounting bolt.
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  11. Remove the power steering pump from the vehicle.
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  13. Remove the power steering pulley.
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  15. Remove the power steering reservoir.
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To install:

  1. Install the power steering reservoir.
  2.  
  3. Install the power steering pulley.
  4.  
  5. Install the power steering pump to the vehicle.
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  7. Install the power steering pump mounting bolt and tighten to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
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  9. Install the power steering pressure hose to the power steering pump and tighten to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
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  11. Install the power steering return hose to the power steering reservoir.
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  13. Remove the drain pan from under vehicle.
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  15. Install the drive belt.
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  17. Bleed the power steering system.
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