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Trying to remove the power steering pump bracket on a 2005

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trying to remove the power steering pump bracket on a 2005 dodge stratus with a 2. 4 engine
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  mike switzer replied 6 months ago.
REMOVAL - PUMP (2.4L ENGINE)WARNING: POWER STEERING FLUID, ENGINE COMPONENTS AND EXHAUST SYSTEM MAY BE EXTREMELY HOT IF ENGINE HAS BEEN RUNNING. DO NOT START ENGINE WITH ANY LOOSE OR DISCONNECTED HOSES, OR ALLOW HOSES TO TOUCH HOT EXHAUST MANIFOLD OR CATALYST. Remove battery cable from negative (-) post on battery and isolate cable.Siphon as much power steering fluid as possible out of the remote power steering fluid reservoir.Remove the clamp, then fluid supply hose from fitting on pump. Install a cap on fitting.Raise vehicle.Remove the accessory drive splash shield. Remove power steering fluid pressure hose from pressure fitting on power steering pump (Fig. 3). Let power steering fluid drain out of system. After power steering fluid has drained out of pump and hose, install a cap on the power steering pressure hose and a plug in the power steering pump pressure fitting.Remove bolt at adjustment slot in pump front mounting bracket.Remove nut at adjustment slot in cast aluminum mounting bracket at rear of pump.Loosen pump upper pivot bolt.Remove pump drive belt.Remove pump upper pivot bolt.Remove power steering pump and its front mounting bracket as an assembly from the engine through opening above right drive shaft and below right frame rail.To remove the pulley or bracket. if you have no further questions i would appreciate if you took a moment to give me a rating.