Dodge Colt/Challenger/Conquest/Vista 1971-1989 Repair Guide

Power Steering Pump

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the drive belt. If the pulley is to be removed do so now.
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  3. Disconnect the pressure and return lines. Catch any leaking fluid.
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  5. Remove the pump attaching bolts and lift the pump from the brackets.
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To install:

  1. Make sure the bracket bolts are tight and install the pump to the brackets.
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  3. If pulley had been removed install it and tighten the nut securely. Bend the lock tab over the nut.
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  5. Install the drive belt and adjust to a tension of 22 lbs. at a deflection of 7mm to the housing mainshaft.
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  7. Fill the reservoir with Dexron®II fluid and air bleed the system. (Refer to the bleeding procedure).
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  9. Start the engine and inspect for leakage.
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WARNING
When installing the pressure and return hoses, be careful not to twist or strip the fittings and pipes. Route the lines so as not to interfere with adjacent parts.

 
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