Chrysler Full-Size Trucks 1989-1996 Repair Guide

Power Steering Pump

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Common design of the vane-submerged and non-submerged power steering pumps

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Position a drain pan under the power steering pump.
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  5. Disconnect the fluid hoses from the pump and plug them.
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  7. Remove the front bracket attaching bolts and remove the belt from the pulley.
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  9. Remove the rear pump to bracket nut and remove the pump.
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  11. Remove the bracket from the pump.
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  13. Remove the pulley from the pump with the proper puller. Install the pulley on the new pump using the special installation tools.
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  15. Installation is the reversal of the removal procedure.
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SYSTEM BLEEDING



  1. Fill the reservoir with power steering fluid.
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  3. Turn the wheels to the full left turn position and add fluid until the reservoir is full.
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  5. Start the engine and add fluid to bring the level to the correct level.
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  7. To purge the system of air, turn the steering wheel from side to side without contacting the stops.
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  9. Return the wheel to the straight-ahead position and operate the engine for 2 minutes before road testing. This should bleed the system completely.
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