Crossfire, 2004-2005

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Disconnect battery negative cable from battery and properly isolate to prevent accidental reconnection.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Accessory drive belt
     
    Oil in the power steering reservoir
     
    Power steering supply line from the reservoir
     
    Return hose from the power steering pump
     
    High-pressure hose from the power steering pump
     
    Power steering pump by removing the two bolts attaching it to the engine block
     

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  7. Remove the reservoir if necessary by pressing out the C-clip using a suitable tool.

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    Fig. Power steering pump location and overview-Drive belt (1), high pressure hose (2), power steering pump bolts (3), c-clip (4), reservoir (5) and supply line (6)

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Reservoir, if removed
     
    Power steering pump and bolts to the engine block and tighten to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm)
     
    High-pressure hose on the pump
     
    Return hose on the pump
     
    Power steering supply line to the reservoir
     
    Accessory drive belt
     

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  3. Fill the power steering pump reservoir and bleed the system by performing the initial operation.
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