Remove wheels, engine cover plate, separate intermediate shaft from rack, both LH-RH tie rod ends. remove P/S lines high and return then TWO gear bolts and remove
Here is what the book says with diagrams below.
POWER STEERING GEAR:
DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL
After the ignition switch is turned off, the navigation system requires approximately 90 seconds to record various types of memory and settings. As a result, after turning the ignition switch off, wait 90 seconds or more before disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal.
Some systems need to be initialized after the cable is reconnected (See: Testing and InspectionRepair Instruction - Initialization).
PLACE FRONT WHEELS FACING STRAIGHT AHEAD
REMOVE FRONT WHEELS
REMOVE NO. 1 ENGINE UNDER COVER
NOTE: Remove Oil Filter Bracket For 3UR-FE See: Engine, Cooling and ExhaustEngineOil CoolerService and Repair
HINT: Use the same procedures described for the LH side.
DISCONNECT PRESSURE FEED TUBE ASSEMBLY
(a) Using union nut wrench, disconnect the pressure feed tube (return tube side) from the power steering gear.
(b) Using union nut wrench, disconnect the pressure feed tube (pressure feed tube side) from the power steering gear.
(c) Remove the 2 bolts and disconnect the pressure feed tube clamp.
REMOVE POWER STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY
(a) Remove the 2 bolts, 2 nuts and power steering gear.
NOTE: Because the nut has its own stopper, do not turn the nut. Loosen the bolt with the nut fixed.
Here is how you release the tie rod ends.
You will need to have the car realigned
Check out the diagrams (Below). Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.
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Friday, July 15th, 2011 AT 4:21 PM