Infinity_QX4_1998-2003

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Drain the power steering fluid from the reservoir tank.
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  5. Remove the engine room cover and all covers necessary to access the power steering pump.
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  7. Remove the air duct assembly.
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  9. Remove the power steering pump belt. Refer to the Engine Mechanical Section for more information.
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  11. Disconnect the pressure sensor electrical connector.
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  13. Remove the high pressure and low pressure piping from the power steering oil pump.
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  15. Remove the power steering oil pump bolts, then remove the power steering pump from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the power steering pump and tightening specifications-3.3L and 3.5L engines

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To install:

  1. Installation is in the reverse order of removal, referring to the accompanying illustrations for tightening specifications.
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  3. Adjust the belt tension, as outlined in the Engine Mechanical Section.
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  5. After installation, bleed the air from the power steering system, as outlined later in this section.
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