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Chrysler pacifica: power steering pump..a 3.5 v-6.How..come apart

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I need to remove @ replace my power steering pump on the wife''s 04 chrysler pacifica with a 3.5 v-6.How does it come apart?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Donny replied 6 years ago.

Hello

To replace the power steering pump

  1. Remove negative (-) battery cable from battery and isolate cable.
  2. Remove cap from power steering fluid reservoir.
  3. Using a siphon pump, remove as much power steering fluid as possible from power steering fluid reservoir.
  4. Remove engine appearance cover.
  5. Remove upper radiator closure panel.
  6. Remove power steering fluid reservoir.
  7. Remove clamp, then remove fluid supply hose from pump
  8. Disconnect pressure hose from pump
  9. Remove generator wiring harness routing clip from pump
  10. Raise and support vehicle. Jack stands or a lift
  11. Remove right front tire and wheel assembly.
  12. Remove drive belt splash shield.
  13. Remove nut, then hose tube routing clamp at A/C compressor mounted bracket
  14. Remove nuts mounting front and rear motor mounts to engine cradle (one nut each mount).
  15. Remove accessory drive belt.
  16. lower vehicle.
  17. Remove air cleaner housing.
  18. Remove two bolts fastening right motor mount to frame rail.
  19. Move pressure and return hoses away from pump toward cooling module as far as possible without bending lines.
  20. Place floor jack with an appropriate sized block of wood on it below engine oil pan

    CAUTION: When lifting engine, DO NOT raise engine more than necessary or damage to driveline half shaft (and possibly other components) will occur.

  21. Carefully raise accessory drive end of engine with floor jack approximately 2 inches (or just enough to access pump mounting bolts).
  22. Remove three pump mounting bolts through pulley
  23. Remove pump (with pulley) from engine compartment.

To remove resiviour

REMOVAL

  1. Remove negative (-) battery cable from battery and isolate cable.
  2. Remove cap from power steering fluid reservoir.
  3. Using a siphon pump, remove as much power steering fluid as possible from power steering fluid reservoir.
  4. Remove engine appearance cover.
  5. Remove clamp attaching return hose to power steering fluid reservoir. Remove hose from reservoir
  6. Remove clamp attaching supply hose to power steering fluid reservoir. Remove hose from reservoir
  7. Remove two upper mounting bolts securing reservoir in place
  8. Loosen, but do not remove, lower mounting bolt securing reservoir in place
  9. Slide reservoir upward, off lower mounting bolt

Upper radiator closer panel

REMOVAL

  1. Open hood.
  2. Remove four push pins attaching radiator closure panel to radiator crossmember.
  3. Remove one bolt on each side attaching to radiator crossmember
  4. Remove six screws attaching radiator closure to the upper grille.
  5. Remove radiator closure panel from vehicle.

I hope that this helps

If you need more information just let me know

Thank you

Donny

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Donny, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Car
Satisfied Customers: 828
Experience: A.S.E. Master Technician, Over 25 years working in Chrysler dealers, Top tech DaimlerChrysler 1998
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
good information.it`s more that i wanted to do but your reply allow`s me to go to plan B.thank you
Expert:  Donny replied 6 years ago.

Hi

You are welcome

Donny

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