Metro, Prizm 2000-2002

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the bolt that retains the high pressure hose to the core support.
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  5. Separate the high pressure hose from the high pressure pipe at the core support.
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  7. Loosen the hose clamp and the return hose from the reservoir.
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  9. Disconnect the PSP switch connector.
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  11. Raise and safely support the front of the vehicle securely on jackstands.
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  13. Remove the power steering pump drive belt.
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  15. If the vehicle has A/C, remove the 3 bolts and the A/C compressor from the mounting bracket and hang the A/C compressor off to the side.
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  17. Remove the 4 bolts that retain the mounting bracket to the engine.
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  19. Remove the power steering hose and the bracket, with the pump attached, from the engine compartment.
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  21. Remove the 3 bolts and the power steering pump from the mounting bracket.
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  23. Remove the nut, lock washer and high pressure hose from the power steering pump.
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  25. Remove the hose clamp and the return hose from the pump.

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    Fig. Power steering pump and reservoir location-Metro

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To install:

  1. Secure the return hose to the pump with the hose clamp.
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  3. Secure the high pressure hose (13) to the pump with the lock washer and with the nut. Tighten the nut to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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  5. Secure the power steering pump to the mounting bracket with the 3 bolts and tighten to 25 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
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  7. Install the mounting bracket to the engine. Secure the mounting bracket to the engine with the 4 bolts and tighten to 63.7-68.6 ft. lbs. (46.8-50.4 Nm).
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  9. Install the A/C compressor to the mounting bracket. Secure the A/C compressor to the mounting bracket with the 3 bolts and tighten them to 16.5-20.1 ft. lbs. (22.5-27.4 Nm).
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  11. Install the power steering pump drive belt.
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  13. Lower the vehicle.
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  15. Unplug the power steering pipes and the power steering hoses.
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  17. Connect the PSP switch connector to the pump.
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  19. Install the return hose to the reservoir. Secure the hose to the reservoir with the hose clamp.
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  21. Secure the high pressure hose to the core support with the bolt. Do not tighten the bolt completely.
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  23. Install the high pressure hose to the high pressure pipe from the steering gear. Secure the hose to the pipe with the flare nut and tighten the flare nut to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm). Tighten the bolt that retains the high pressure hose to the core support to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
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  25. Fill the power steering fluid reservoir (15) with new power steering fluid.
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  27. Bleed the power steering system.
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  29. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Siphon the power steering fluid from the reservoir.
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  5. Remove the serpentine drive belt.
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  7. Remove the power steering gear inlet hose fitting and the power steering gear inlet pipe/hose from the pump.
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  9. Loosen the power steering fluid reservoir outlet hose c