Kia Amanti 2004-06

Removal & Installation

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Fig. Components of power steering pump

  1. Remove the pressure hose from the power steering pump.
    NOTE
    When assembling, use a new O-ring.



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    Fig. Power steering pressure hose

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  3. Disconnect the suction hose from the suction connector and drain the fluid into a container.
    CAUTION
    When removing the suction hose, cover the alternator with vinyl to keep oil from damaging that component.

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  5. Remove the drive belt.
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  7. Loosen the tension adjusting bolt to remove the drive belt.

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    Fig. Belt tension adjusting bolt

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  9. Remove the power steering pump mounting bolts and disconnect the pressure switch connector.
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To install:

  1. Install the power steering pump to the power steering pump bracket.
  2.  
  3. Install the suction hose.
  4.  
  5. Install the ribbed V-belt and adjust its tension.
  6.  
  7. Connect the pressure hose to the power steering pump, and the suction hose to the oil reservoir.
    NOTE
    Install the hoses so that they are not twisted and they do not come in contact with any other parts.

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  9. Replenish the reservoir.
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  11. Bleed the system.
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  13. Check the power steering pump pressure.
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