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06-07-2017, 08:02 PM
replacing my power steering pump after it puked fluid all over the garage this weekend.
Is there a special tool needed to remove the reservoir?
and any special tool needed to remove the pulley??
06-07-2017, 08:43 PM
The reservoir and pulley should come right off after they're unbolted. No special tools needed. Just make sure the o-rings are in before you put the reservoir on. And don't lose the key for the shaft.
06-07-2017, 08:56 PM
Ok on the pulley, I did use the impact to take the bolt off but it did still seem pretty tight. almost like you may need a puller
and is the reservoir held on by the large nut???
06-07-2017, 08:59 PM
I've never had to use a puller to get the pulley off. Usually a couple whacks with a rubber mallet does the trick. You are correct on the reservoir. The large nut/bolt holds it on.
06-08-2017, 10:17 PM
Mine also leaks & the mechanic quoted me $200 AU $140 US for labor to replace the seals. Is it a fair price?
06-08-2017, 10:24 PM
The kit costs about $12.00 USD. It usually takes about an hour to do it so you figure it out.
06-09-2017, 08:45 AM
Replaced my PS pulley with a different one when adding A/C.
X2 with John on starting with the a RUBBER mallet. I had to resort to a wood block and hammer mine was so tight - was worried the whole time I was going to break that cast iron pulley but it finally came off.
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