Loosen the adjusting bolt counterclockwise looking from "A" position and then remove the P/S belt.
- Remove cap from power steering fluid reserve tank.
- Using a siphon pump, remove as much fluid as you can from the reserve tank.
- Remove the clamps, then detach the suction hose from the power steering pump. Plug or cap the lines to avoid excessive fluid loss.
- Loosen the bolt, then disconnect the pressure hose from the power steering pump. Plug or cap the lines to avoid excessive fluid loss.
Remove the power steering pump from the engine after loosening bolts.
- Install the power steering pump to the right side of the engine and tighten the bolts to the power steering pump, as follows:
- Attach the suction hose on the power steering pump and install the hose clamps.
Install the pressure hose and tighten the bolt to 40-47 ft. lbs. (54-64 Nm).
NOTEMake sure the hose clamps are properly reinstalled and the suction hose has sufficient clearance from the drive belt.
Install the belt to the power steering pump. Adjust the belt deflection by turning the adjusting bolt, as follows:
- New belt: 0.35-0.43 in. (8.8-11mm)
- Used belt (engine run for more than 5 minutes): 0.49-0.56 in. (12.5-14.3mm)
- Upon tension check: 0.46-0.60 in. (11.7-15.3mm)
After making the adjustment, tighten the hinge bolt to 24-40 ft. lbs. (32-54 Nm) and the flange bolt to 14-20 ft. lbs. (19-27 Nm).
- Fill the power steering pump fluid reserve tank to the proper fluid level.
- Install the cap on the reserve tank.
- Start the engine and turn the steering wheel several times from stop to stop to bleed air from the fluid in the system. Turn the engine OFF , then recheck the fluid level and check the system for leaks.
- Disconnect the pressure tube (A) from the power steering pump by loosening the eye bolt. 47-54/65-75
Disconnect the suction hose (B) from the suction pipe.