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Power Steering Pump

Special Tool(s)


Removal

1. Remove the ground strap.
^ Remove the nut and the ground strap.


2. Using the special tools, support the engine.


3. Loosen the power steering pump pulley bolt.


4. Remove the drive belt.

5. Remove the bolt and the power steering pump pulley.


6. NOTE: Drain the power steering fluid into a suitable drain pan.
Disconnect the power steering low pressure hose.


7. Disconnect the power steering pressure hose and position aside.
(1) Remove the power steering pressure line bracket bolt.
(2) Disconnect the electrical connector.
(3) Disconnect the power steering pressure line and position aside.


8. Remove the upper engine insulator bracket bolt.


9. Remove the A/C line support nut.


10. NOTE: The engine isolator bracket is shown removed for clarity.
Remove the engine insulator.
(1) Remove the nut.
(2) Remove the bolt and the engine insulator.


11. Remove the power steering pump bracket.
(1) Remove the pressure line bracket screw.
(2) Remove the six nuts.
(3) Remove five bolts and the power steering pump bracket.


12. Remove the power steering pump.


Installation
1. Position the power steering pump.


2. Install the power steering pump bracket.
(1) Install the five bolts.
(2) Install the six nuts.
(3) Install the pressure line bracket screw.


3. NOTE: The engine isolator bracket is shown removed for clarity.
Install the engine insulator.
(1) Install the bolts.
(2) Install the nut.


4. Install the upper engine insulator bracket bolt.


5. Position the A/C line support and install the nut.


6. Using the special tool, install a new seal on the power steering pressure hose fitting.
^ Remove and discard the original seal.
^ Stretch the seal over the special tool and slide it onto the tube nut.


7. Connect the power steering pressure hose.
(1) Connect the power steering pressure hose to the pump.
(2) Connect the electrical connector.
(3) Install the power steering pressure line bracket bolt.


8. Connect the power steering low pressure hose.


9. Install the power steering pump pulley and bolt.


10. Install the drive belt.

11. Tighten the power steering pump pulley bolt.


12. Remove the special tools.


13. Install the ground strap.
^ Position the ground strap and install the nut.


14. Fill, bleed and leak check the power steering system.

Parts
OEM Part
Price (Q1 2009)
P/S Pump6L8Z-3A696-B
194.87​
Labor
Replace
Skill Level
Mfg. Warr.
Std.
B​
1.5​
2.0​
 

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I need to know How to disconnect the power steering pressure line, do i turn clockwise or counter clockwise? I tried counter clockwise but it is to hard and i dont want to put too much pressure on it
 

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Two ways.

1. If you are going to unbolt the connection it is counter-clockwise to remove it. Use two wrenches as it is very, very tight and you cannot use the tubing to hold the receiving connector. When reinstalling you will need a new Teflon ring, one not shown in the Ford parts listings.

2. Use a quick disconnect tool to release the tubing out of the quick connect fitting. They are available from the auto parts stores.
 
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