Figure 7-35. Power steering pump, service and replacement..
the power steering pump-reservoir as an assembly.
(a) Remove wing nut, cover, and cover gasket.
(b) Remove cotter pin. Remove the washer, spring,
(2) Installation. Install the power steering pump-
filter retainer, and filter element.
(c) Remove the stud nun and the two capscrews
35. When filling the reservoir with clean fluid, one
which hold the baffles. Remove the reservoir
man must pour the fluid into the reservoir while
tank from the pump.
way, any air trapped in the line will be eliminated.
This system can be bled of air simply by turning the
Note. Be sure that the filter element is over the reservoir
steering wheel back and forth a few times, but the
above method will eliminate the possibility of much
air being trapped in the system.
Hoses, Lines, and Fittings. Refer to figure
(3) Belt tension adjustment. Refer to figure
5-3 and remove
a defective hydraulic
7-34, loosen the jam nut, tighten the adjusting bolt,
steering system hose, line, or fitting.
and retighten the jam nut when belt tension will allow
a maximum of 1/ inch midspan deflection in the
d. Steering Wheel Replacement of the steering wheel
power steering pump belt.
is covered under the topic Horn Button Removal.
(4) Reservoir replacement. To replace the reservoir
only, refer to the exploded view of the reservoir in
e. Drag Link.