Suzuki Vitara, Grand Vitara, XL7 2000-06

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Take out P/S fluid in reservoir with syringe or such.
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  7. Disconnect high pressure line and suction hose from P/S pump.
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  9. Disconnect pressure switch lead wire at switch terminal.
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  11. Remove P/S drive belt.
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  13. Remove P/S pump mounting bolts.
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  15. Remove P/S pump.

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    Fig. Power steering pump, bracket and bolts

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To install:

  1. Install power steering pump and mounting bolts tighten to 19 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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  3. Install power steering drive belt.
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  5. Reconnect pressure switch lead wire at switch terminal.
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  7. Reconnect high pressure line and suction hose from P/S pump.
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  9. Tighten suction hose. Then high pressure line union bolt to 44 ft. lbs. (60 Nm).
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  11. Tighten power steering drive belt.
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  13. Refill power steering reservoir with specified oil and bleed system.
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  15. Connect the negative battery cable.
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