Jeep Wrangler/YJ 1987-1995 Repair Guide

Power Steering Pump

Print

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Fig. 1: Power steering pump and brackets-1991-95 vehicles shown

If the power steering pump has to be removed to service another component, it is usually not necessary to remove the hoses from the pump. Just disconnect the mounting fixtures, lift the pump away from the engine and position it out of the way. The hoses must be removed from the power steering pump only when the pump is being completely removed from the vehicle for service or replacement.

With Serpentine Drive Belt
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Loosen and remove the serpentine drive belt.
  4.  
  5. Place a drain pan under the power steering pump.
  6.  
  7. Clamp the power steering pump pressure and return fluid lines, then disconnect the lines from the hose from the pump.
  8.  
  9. Remove the rear bracket-to-pump bolts.
  10.  
  11. Remove the lower nut and adjustment bracket.
  12.  
  13. Remove the adjuster and pivot bolts.
  14.  
  15. Tilt the pump forward and remove the pump and front bracket assembly from the engine bracket.
  16.  
  17. Remove the bracket from the pump.
  18.  

To install:
  1. Install the bracket to the pump and torque the bolts to 21 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Position the pump with the front bracket, the adjacent adjustment bracket and the pulley, adjacent to the rear bracket.
  4.  
  5. Install the adjustment bracket-to-rear bracket bolts, pivot bolt and, the rear bracket-to-pump bolts.
  6.  
  7. Tighten the adjustment bracket-to-rear bracket bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm), and the pivot bolt finger-tight.
  8.  
  9. Tighten the rear bracket to pump bolts finger-tight.
  10.  
  11. Install the serpentine belt.
  12.  
  13. Connect the power steering lines and remove the clamps.
  14.  
  15. Fill the pump reservoir to the proper level with fluid.
  16.  
  17. Connect the negative battery cable.
  18.  
  19. Bleed the system.
  20.  

With V-Type Drive Belt
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the drive belt.
  4.  
  5. Remove the air cleaner.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the hoses at the pump and cap the hose ends.
  8.  
  9. Remove the front bracket-to-engine bolts.
  10.  
  11. Support the pump and remove the pump-to-rear bracket nuts.
  12.  
  13. Lift out the pump.
  14.  

To install:
  1. Position the pump in the rear mounting bracket, install the retaining bolts and nuts, then tighten to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the front bracket-to-engine bolts and tighten to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Connect the hoses.
  6.  
  7. Install the air cleaner.
  8.  
  9. Install the drive belt.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
  12.  
  13. Bleed the system.
  14.  

 
label.common.footer.alt.autozoneLogo