Durango, 2001-2005

Removal & Installation

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3.7L, 4.7L & 5.7L Engines



  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. 4.7L steering pump details

    4.7L steering pump details
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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 pressure line to 31 Nm (23 ft. lbs.).
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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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5.9L Engine



  1. Remove the serpentine drive belt.
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  3. Clamp the fluid return hose and disconnect the hoses from the power steering pump. Cap the fittings.
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  5. Remove battery ground cable and bracket bolts.
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  7. Remove the pump assembly.
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  9. Remove the pump pulley. This will allow access to the pump attaching screws.
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  11. Remove the pump bracket bolts and remove the bracket.

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    Fig. 5.9L steering pump details

    5.9L steering pump details

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    Fig. Proper method of removing pump pulley

    Proper method of removing pump pulley

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    Fig. Pump mounting bracket

    Pump mounting bracket
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To install:

  1. Install the bracket on the pump and tighten bolts to 41 Nm (30 ft. lbs.).
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  3. Install the pump pulley.
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  5. Install pump assembly on the engine block and tighten the bolts to 41 Nm (30 ft. lbs.).
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  7. Install the battery ground wire and tighten nut to 41 Nm (30 ft. lbs.).
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  9. Connect the fluid hoses to the pump.
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  11. Install the serpentine drive belt.
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  13. Fill the reservoir with power steering fluid.
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