Chrysler Front Wheel Drive Cars 6-CYL 1988-1995 Repair Information

Power Steering Pump

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FLUID RECOMMENDATIONS



Use only Mopar Power Steering Fluid, or its equivalent.

LEVEL CHECK



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4


WARNING
Do not overfill the power steering reservoir when adding fluid, as seal damage and leakage can result.


CAUTION
The engine must not be running when inspecting the power steering fluid level, as personal injury can result.

  1. Position the vehicle on a level surface with the engine at normal running temperature.
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  3. Turn the engine OFF and remove the ignition key.
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  5. Using a rag, clean oil and dirt residue from around the power steering reservoir cap.
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The power steering fluid reservoir on the 3.0L Premier and Monaco models is located separate from the pump.

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Fig. Fig. 1: Power steering reservoir dipstick on vehicles with 3.0L engines (except Premier and Monaco)



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Fig. Fig. 2: Power steering reservoir dipstick on all vehicles equipped with the 3.3L or 3.8L engines



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Fig. Fig. 3: Power steering reservoir dipstick on all Premier and Monaco vehicles



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Fig. Fig. 4: To prevent spillage, use a clean funnel to fill the power steering reservoir

  1. Remove the reservoir cap or dipstick and wipe off any fluid.
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  3. Install the cap/dipstick.
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  5. Remove the cap/dipstick again. Holding the handle or cap above the tip of the dipstick, read the fluid level. Add fluid if the reading is below the cold level mark on the dipstick.
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