Dodge Aspen/Volare 1976-1980 Repair Guide

Power Steering Pump

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Loosen the pump mounting bolts and remove the power steering belt.
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  3. Disconnect the hoses at the pump. Be careful not to get any dirt in the hoses.
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  5. Remove the pump bolts and remove the pump with the bracket.
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  7. To install the pump, place it in position and install the mounting bolts. Tighten them to 30 ft. lbs.
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  9. Install the belt and tighten the bolts.
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  11. Connect the pressure and return hoses. Replace the O-ring on the pressure hose, if so equipped.
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  13. Fill the pump with the power steering fluid specified in .
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  15. Start the engine and rotate the steering wheel from stop to stop several times to bleed the system. Check the pump fluid level and fill it as required. Make certain the hoses are away from the exhaust manifold and are not kinked.
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