ISUZU Amigo/Pick-ups/Rodeo/Trooper 1981-1996

Power Steering Pump

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Power steering pump and components-Trooper

  1. Position a drain pan under the power steering pump.
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  3. Tag and disconnect the hoses from the pump.
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  5. Remove the drive belt from the pulley.
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  7. Install a suitable puller tool onto the power steering pump pulley, and remove the pulley.
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  9. Remove the power steering pump-to-bracket bolts and, if installed, the rear brace, then remove the pump.
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To install:
  1. Position the pump to the vehicle and secure using the retaining bolts and, if equipped, the rear brace.
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  3. Use a pulley installer to press the drive pulley onto the power steering pump. Check that the pulley is flush within 0.010 in. (0.25mm) of the shaft end.
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  5. Install the drive belt and adjust the tension (as applicable).
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Be sure to secure any hoses which may get in the way or rub other components.

  1. Connect the feed and return hoses to the pump.
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  3. Properly refill and bleed the power steering system.
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  5. Test drive the vehicle.
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SYSTEM BLEEDING



  1. Fill the steering reservoir to the proper Cold level.
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  3. Run the engine until it reaches normal operating temperature.
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  5. Turn the engine OFF and check the fluid level. If necessary, fill the reservoir to the proper level.
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  7. Run the engine and turn the steering wheel from lock-to-lock (both directions) 3-4 times; don't hold the wheel at a lock position for more than 5 seconds or fluid temperature will rise.
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  9. Return the steering wheel to center, turn the engine OFF and allow the fluid to sit for 5 minutes before adding.
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  11. If necessary, repeat the bleeding procedure until the air bubbles are removed from the system.
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  13. Fill the system to the proper level when finished.
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