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2008 Ford Taurus • 6 cylinder 2WD Automatic • 105,000 miles

I was looking for a diy online for how to replace a power steering pump on a 2008 Ford taurus, but couldn't find anything.
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A4 2000
March 2, 2011.



Removal

CAUTION: While repairing the power steering system, care should be taken to prevent the entry of foreign material or failure of the power steering components may result.

1. Using a suitable suction device, siphon the power steering fluid from the power steering fluid reservoir.
2. Remove the RH inner fender splash shield.
3. Using the special tool, remove the power steering pump belt from the power steering pump pulley and position it aside.

O Install the special tool between the power steering pump belt and pulley and turn the crankshaft bolt clockwise.

4. Release the clamp and disconnect the power steering fluid reservoir-to-pump supply hose from the power steering pump.

O Detach the supply hose retainer from the power steering pressure line bracket.

5. Disconnect the fuel efficient power steering (FEPS) solenoid electrical connector.
6. Remove the power steering pressure line bracket-to-engine bolt.
7. Remove the 3 power steering pump bolts.
8. Holding the power steering pump with a suitable holding device, disconnect the power steering pressure line fitting-to-power steering pump.

Installation

1. CAUTION: new Teflon(R) seal must be installed any time the power steering pressure line is disconnected from the power steering pump or a fluid leak may occur.

Using the special tool, install a new Teflon(R) seal on the power steering pressure line fitting.

2. Holding the power steering pump with a suitable holding device, connect the power steering pressure line fitting-to-power steering pump.

O Tighten to 57 Nm (42 lb-ft).

3. Position the power steering pump and install the 3 bolts.

O Tighten to 25 Nm (18 lb-ft).

4. Position the bracket and install the power steering pressure line bracket-to-engine bolt.

O Tighten to 10 Nm (89 lb-inch).

5. Connect the FEPS solenoid electrical connector.
6. Release the clamp and connect the power steering fluid cooler-to-pump supply hose.

O Attach the supply hose retainer to the power steering pressure line bracket.

7. Using the special tool, install the power steering pump belt onto the power steering pump pulley.

O Install the special tool between the power steering pump belt and pulley and turn the crankshaft bolt clockwise.

8. Install the RH inner fender splash shield.
9. Fill the power steering system.

Saturntech9
Mar 2, 2011.