GM Storm/Spectrum 1985-1993 Repair Guide

Power Steering Pump

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Place a drain pan below the pump.
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  5. Remove the pressure hose clamp, pressure hose and return hose. Drain the fluid from the pump and reservoir.
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  7. Remove the adjusting bolt, pivot bolt and drive belt.
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  9. Remove the pump assembly.
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  11. To install, reverse the removal procedures, Tighten the pressure hose to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
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  13. Adjust the drive belt, fill the reservoir and bleed the system.
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BLEEDING



  1. Turn the wheels to the extreme left.
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  3. With the engine stopped, add power steering fluid to the MIN mark on the fluid indicator.
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  5. Start the engine and run it for 15 seconds at fast idle.
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  7. Stop the engine, recheck the fluid level and refill to the MIN mark.
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  9. Start the engine and turn the wheels from side to side, 3 times.
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  11. Stop the engine check the fluid level. If air bubbles are still present in the fluid, repeat the bleeding procedure.
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