Malibu, Malibu MAXX 2006-2008

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the intake manifold cover.
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  5. Remove the drive belt.
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  7. Remove the drive belt idler pulley mounting bolt. Remove idler pulley.
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  9. Remove the air cleaner assembly.
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  11. Remove the engine mount strut.
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  13. Using the J 25034-C pulley remover, remove the power steering pump pulley.
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  15. Remove engine lift bracket bolts.
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  17. Remove engine lift bracket.
    NOTE
    Use an appropriate tool to remove the power steering fluid from the reservoir before removing the hoses from the pump.

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  19. Remove the power steering gear inlet pressure hose.
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  21. Remove the power steering return hose.
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  23. Remove the power steering pump mounting bolts.
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  25. Remove the power steering pump.

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    Fig. Power steering pump and related parts

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To install:

  1. Install the power steering pump.
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  3. Install the power steering pump mounting bolts and tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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  5. Install and tighten the power steering return hose.
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  7. Install the power steering gear inlet pressure hose. Use a new O-ring seal for installation.
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  9. Tighten the power steering gear inlet pressure hose fitting to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
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  11. Install the engine lift bracket and bolts, tighten the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
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  13. Using the J 25033-C pulley installer, install the power steering pump pulley.
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  15. Install the engine mount strut.
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  17. Install the air cleaner assembly.
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  19. Install the drive belt idler pulley and tighten the bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
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  21. Install the drive belt.
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  23. Install the intake manifold cover.
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