Thursday, March 29, 2012

Power Steering Pump Bleeding, removal and installation for Toyota Land Cruiser & Sequoia?

The details mentioned below are similar for Toyota Land Cruiser and Sequoia car models.


Power Steering Pump
Bleeding
Removal & Installation Step by step instructions with diagrams are as follows :---

How to Bleed Power steering Pump

Check fluid level
Jack up front of vehicle and support it with stands
With the engine stopped, turn the wheel slowly from lock to lock several times.
Lower the vehicle.
Start the engine and run at idle for a few minutes.
With the engine idling, turn the wheel left or right to the full lock position and keep it there for 2 to 3 seconds, then turn the wheel to the opposite full lock position and keep it there for 2 to 3 seconds. Repeat several times.
Stop the engine.
Check for foaming or emulsification of the power steering fluid.
If the system has to be bled twice specifically because of foaming or emulsification, check for fluid leaks in the system.
Check fluid level.


How to replace Power steering Pump?



Disconnect the MAF meter connector.
Disconnect the hoses.
Remove the clamp.
Remove the 3 bolts and air cleaner assembly with air cleaner hose connected.
Loosen the drive belt tension by turning the drive belt tensioner counterclockwise, and remove the drive belt.
Remove the 2 clips and disconnect the 2 vacuum hoses.
Remove the clip and disconnect the return hose.
Remove the union bolt and gasket, disconnect the pressure feed tube.
Remove the 2 bolts, nut, stud bolt and power steering pump assembly.

To install:

Install the power steering pump assembly with the stud bolt.
Tighten the stud bolt to 22 Nm (16 ft. lbs.)
Install the 2 bolts and nut and tighten them to 44 Nm (33 ft. lbs.)
Install a new gasket and the union bolt on the pressure feed tube.

NOTE
Make sure that the stopper of the pressure feed tube contacts the power steering pump body as shown in the illustration.

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Fig. Pressure feed tube positioning

Tighten the union bolt to 46.5 Nm (34 ft. lbs.)
Connect the return hose with the clip.
Connect the 2 vacuum hoses and install the 2 clips.
Loosen the drive belt tension by turning the drive belt tensioner counterclockwise, and install the belt.
Install the air cleaner assembly with air cleaner hose and the 3 bolts.
Install the clamp.
Connect the MAF meter connector.
Fill with power steering fluid and bleed the system.



These details will help.
Thanks.

FOR MORE HELP GO TO: ---

Car repair guide?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/03/car-repair-guide.html



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