Position the power steering pump to the engine. Remove the power steering pump from the. Yesterday, I had it refilled and today, I looked into why this is and where the problem is located. We took a short trip to Ohio and we checked into the hotel, went out got into the car was heading to their casino for the night was driving on interstate 75 doing about 72 mph. I've had the lines burst on this unit as well. That pump failed within a day, and a new one was installed.
Had the power steering replaced 3 times in the last 3 years. Disconnect the power steering return hose from the power steering pump. Remove the power steering pump pulley from the power steering pump. Wasn't hard, and the part was cheap. Operate the power steering system and inspect for power steering system leaks. Any tips if that becomes my approach? It is down very low and will be difficult to check with the engine warm access is fairly tight. I lost all power when the high pressure line burst while going down the express way at 70 mph.
Remove the power steering pump reservoir from the power steering pump. What could possibly be wrong with this system that 2 separate technicians have missed on 3 separate occasions? Everything was fine until about 6 months ago when it failed on me yet again. In this video, we locate the problem. Currently the pump is pumping fluid out of the system under pressure which is why you have to keep adding fluid and is not providing the assistance to the steering that it was designed to do. How to change power steering pump on 2006 grand prix gxp full size image. Make sure they use high quality fluid. Power steering pump for 20042008 pontiac grand prix 38l v6 2006 power steering pump for 20042008 pontiac grand prix 38l v6 2006 2007 k361rb.
Raise and support the vehicle. Usually power steering noises decrease with speed as a spinning wheel can be turned with little effort from the pump. I don't know what brand your tech used but I always use Delco pumps now. Also many of them said they didn't fix this they just keep adding fluid weekly. My car does this weird jerking motion when I try to accelerate.
If it is foamy turn the steering wheel all the way left and all the right a few time to help get rid of the air. I not sure if it's my transmission or my engine. The overheating problem I had with mine was a bad temp sensor for the computer. Install the power steering pump reservoir to the power steering pump. Disconnect the harness connector 4 from the power steering pump 1.
If it was a line leaking it's likely that it ran low on fluid and damaged the pump. Disconnect the harness connector 4 from the power steering pump 1. Connect the power steering pressure hose to the power steering pump. Coolant flushbelt change edit even though the below picture is for a l67 '97'03 supercharged 3800s the l32s 04 supercharged 3800s are the same with regard to belt routing. Disconnect the power steering pressure hose from the power steering pump. Try this, get a video or audio recording of under the hood by the pump while a helper turns the wheels from lock to lock while the car is idling in park. How to replace a power steering pump 10 steps with pictures picture of drain the power steering system.
It has two temp guages and the computer uses on to activate the fan as needed. How to replace a power steering pump 10 steps with pictures picture of how to replace a power steering pump. The approximate failure mileage was 137,000. Connect the power steering return hose to the power steering pump. Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
While waiting on them I called the lease company to see what kind of help we could get from them the answer was point blank none was never late on payments with them the car only had 92152 miles on it at this time we got it back in Aug. I have had a couple of Delco pumps with problems also but far less than anything else. Install the power steering pump reservoir to the power steering pump. Connect the power steering return hose to the power steering pump. Tighten the bolts to 25 Nm 18 ft. Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions. Remove the diagonal brace, battery and coolant recovery tank if located on the passinger side Getting these out of the way create working room.
I used a funnel with a few inches of tubing to get the fluid in without spillage. Remove the tire and wheel assembly. Tighten the bolts to 25 Nm 18 ft. Remove the accessory drive belt. Bleed the power steering system.