Pilot 2006-2008

Removal & Installation

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Specific to:

Honda Pilot 2006-2008


NOTE
Be sure that you have the anti-theft codes for the audio system and navigation system, if equipped. Record the audio presets.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Turn the ignition switch OFF.
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  5. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable. Wait 3 minutes for the system capacitor to discharge before performing any service.
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  7. Drain the power steering reservoir.

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    Fig. Drive belt and related components-J35A9 engine



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    Fig. Drive belt and related components-J35Z1 engine

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  9. Remove the drive belt.
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  11. Disconnect the power steering hoses from the power steering pump.
    WARNING
    Cover the necessary components to protect them from power steering fluid, when the power steering hoses are disconnected.

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  13. Remove the pump retaining bolts. Remove the pump from its mounting. Discard the O-ring.
    WARNING
    Do not turn the steering wheel with the pump removed from its mounting.



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    Fig. Power steering pump-exploded view



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    Fig. Power steering pump and related components



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    Fig. Power steering hose routing

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse order of the removal procedure.
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  3. Be sure to use new O-rings.
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  5. Tighten the mounting bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
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  7. Fill the system with the proper grade and type fluid. Bleed the system.
    NOTE
    The power window reset procedure must be performed when disconnecting the battery, removing the No. 1 (20 amp) fuse in the passenger-s under dash fuse/relay box, disconnecting the 18P connector from the power window control unit, removing the window regulator, glass or glass run channel and disconnecting the driver-s door wire harness.

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  9. Turn the ignition switch OFF.
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  11. Turn the ignition switch ON (II).
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  13. Move the driver-s power window all the way down by holding the driver-s power window switch firmly down to the second detent. When the window reaches the bottom, hold the driver-s power window switch in the AUTO DOWN position for two seconds.
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  15. Move the driver-s power window all the way up without stopping by holding the driver-s power window switch firmly up to the second detent. When the window reaches the top, hold the driver-s power window switch in the AUTO UP position for two seconds.
    NOTE
    If the power window does not work in AUTO, repeat the procedure.

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