Suzuki Forenza, Reno 2003-06

Removal & Installation

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NOTE
The unit repair of the power steering pump in this vehicle is not serviceable. A faulty pump must be replaced with a new one.

  1. Remove the serpentine accessory drive belt.
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  3. Disconnect the electrical connector at the Electronic Variable Orifice solenoid actuator.

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    Fig. Electronic variable orifice solenoid actuator

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  5. Position a drain pan to catch the power steering fluid that will drain from the high-pressure hose after it is disconnected from the power steering pump.
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  7. Disconnect the high-pressure hose fitting from the power steering pump.
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  9. Position a drain pan to catch the power steering fluid that will drain from the supply hose after it is disconnected from the power steering pump.
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  11. Disconnect the supply hose from the power steering pump. Remove the bolt from the front right side of the power steering pump.
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  13. Remove the two power steering pump bolts and remove the power steering pump from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Power steering pump and bolts

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To install:

  1. Install the power steering pump into the vehicle and install the two power steering pump bolts.
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  3. Tighten the two power steering pump bolts to 18 ft lbs. (25 Nm)
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  5. Swing the power steering pump bracket down and install the front right side bolt.
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  7. Tighten the both of the right side power steering pump bracket bolts to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm)
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  9. Connect the supply hose to the power steering pump.
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  11. Connect the high-pressure hose fitting to the power steering pump.
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  13. Tighten the high-pressure hose fitting to 21 ft lbs. (28 Nm)
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  15. Connect the electrical connector at the Electronic Variable Orifice solenoid actuator.
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  17. Install the serpentine accessory drive belt.
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  19. Refill the power steering fluid.
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  21. Bleed the power steering system.
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