Catera 2000-2001

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Place a drain pan under the power steering fluid reservoir.
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  5. Siphon the power steering fluid from the reservoir to prevent excessive spillage.
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  7. Remove the power steering pump pulley.

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    Fig. Power steering to gear inlet hose

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  9. Remove the gear inlet hose connection from the power steering pump.
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  11. Remove the fluid reservoir inlet hose clamp.
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  13. Remove the fluid reservoir inlet hose from the power steering pump.
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  15. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  17. Remove the engine shield.
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  19. Remove the AIR injection crossover pipe support bracket bolts.

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    Fig. AIR injection crossover pipe bracket

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  21. Remove the AIR injection crossover pipe support bracket.
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  23. Remove the power steering pump bolts.
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  25. Remove the power steering pump.
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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:
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  3. Install the power steering pump.
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  5. Install the power steering pump bolts and tighten to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
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  7. Install the AIR injection crossover pipe support bracket.

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    Fig. AIR injection crossover pipe bracket

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  9. Install the AIR injection crossover pipe support bracket bolts and tighten to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
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  11. Install the engine shield.
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  13. Lower the vehicle.
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  15. Install the gear inlet hose connection to the power steering pump and tighten to 21 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).

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    Fig. Power steering to gear inlet hose

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  17. Install the fluid reservoir inlet hose.
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  19. Install the fluid reservoir inlet hose clamp to the power steering pump.
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  21. Install the power steering pump pulley.
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  23. Bleed the power steering system.
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