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How to remove power steering pump 2000 jag xj8 top or under

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how to remove power steering pump 2000 jag xj8 top or under car I also will replace water pump
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Jaguar
Expert:  Gary replied 2 years ago.

I am sorry for the long wait

the water pump is changed up through the top of the engine compartment and here is the water pump procedure

  1. Open the engine compartment and fit paintwork protection sheets.
  2. Drain the radiator Retain the coolant drain tray in position to catch any spillage when removing the water pump.
  3. Remove the supercharger drive belt
  4. Slacken the three screws, which secure the water pump pulley.
  5. CAUTION: When releasing the belt tension, never apply any torque in a clockwise direction to the pulley center bolt (left hand thread) as it could subsequently loosen.
  6. Remove the drive beltfrom the generator and accessory drive.
    Use a spanner e.g. Churchill JD-230 or Snap On XDHM 1415, on the center bolt of the belt tensioner idler pulley, to turn the adjuster assembly to the left against spring tension.
    Whilst holding the tensioner against spring tension, remove the drive belt from the generator pulley. Release the tensioner slowly and remove the spanner.
    Disconnect the belt from the other pulleys, as necessary, to move it clear of the pump pulley.

  7. Remove the pulley from the water pump. Remove the pulley securing screws.
  8. Remove the pulley from the water pump.

  9. Remove the water pump. Remove the five bolts, which secure the water pump.
  10. Remove the water pump from the engine.

  11. Remove the gasket. Remove and discard the water pump gasket.
  12. Remove and discard the water pump O-ring seal.

  13. Clean any coolant spillage from the engine compartment.
  14. Clean all relevant parts and sealing faces.
  15. Installation

  16. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the pump securing bolts to 11-13 Nm and the pulley bolts to 10-14 Nm
Expert:  Gary replied 2 years ago.

here are the pictures of the water pump procedure

Expert:  Gary replied 2 years ago.

one more

Expert:  Gary replied 2 years ago.

as for the power steering pump once the drive belt is off it is a matter of removing the 2 lines into the pump and removing it up through the top just like the water pump