Dakota 2006-2007

Removal & Installation

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  1. Drain and siphon the power steering fluid from the pump.
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  3. Remove the serpentine drive belt.
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  5. Remove the reservoir return hose at the reservoir.
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  7. Remove the pressure hose from the pump.
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  9. Remove the three pump mounting bolts through pulley access holes.
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  11. Remove the pump from the engine.

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    Fig. Pump assembly (1) and mounting bolts (2), which are accessible through holes in the pump pulley

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To install:

  1. Align the pump with the mounting holes on the engine.
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  3. Install the three pump mounting bolts through the pulley access holes. Tighten the bolts to 28 Nm (21 ft. lbs.).
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  5. Install the pressure hose to the pump. Tighten the tube nut to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm).
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  7. Install reservoir return hose to the reservoir.
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  9. Install the serpentine drive belt.
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  11. Fill the power steering pump.
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