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Chevrolet Captiva Service & Repair Manual: Power Steering Line R&R

Steering Gear Outlet & Fluid Reservoir Inlet

Removal

1. Remove as much power steering fluid from power steering fluid reservoir as possible.
2. Remove front bumper fascia.
3. Loosen power steering fluid cooler hose clamp (1) and disconnect power steering fluid cooler hose (2) from power steering gear outlet and fluid reservoir inlet hose, Fig. 1.
4. Remove power steering gear outlet and fluid reservoir inlet hose retainer nut (1), Fig. 2.
5. Remove power steering gear outlet and fluid reservoir inlet hose retainer nuts (1), Fig. 3.
6. Remove power steering gear outlet and fluid reservoir inlet hose fitting (1) and seal (2) from steering gear. Discard seal, Fig. 4.
7. Remove power steering gear outlet and fluid reservoir inlet hose (3) from vehicle, Fig. 4.

Installation

Do not tighten any fasteners to specification until power steering gear outlet and fluid reservoir inlet hose is positioned and all fasteners are started.
1. Position power steering gear outlet and fluid reservoir inlet hose on vehicle.
2. Install NEW power steering gear outlet and fluid reservoir inlet hose seal and fitting in steering gear.
3. Torque power steering gear outlet and fluid reservoir inlet hose fitting to 25 ft. lbs.
4. Install power steering gear outlet and fluid reservoir inlet hose retainer nuts and torque to 80 inch lbs.
5. Install power steering gear outlet and fluid reservoir inlet hose retainer nut and torque to 80 inch lbs.
6. Connect power steering fluid cooler hose to power steering gear outlet and fluid reservoir inlet hose and release power steering fluid cooler hose clamp.
7. Install front bumper fascia.
8. Fill and bleed power steering system.

Steering Gear Inlet Pipe & Hose

Removal

1. Remove as much power steering fluid from power steering fluid reservoir as possible.
2. Remove air cleaner assembly.
3. Remove power steering gear inlet hose fitting (1) and seal (2) from power steering pump. Discard seal, Fig. 5.
4. Remove power steering gear inlet hose retainer bolt (1), Fig. 6.
5. Raise and support vehicle.
6. Remove power steering gear inlet hose retainer bolt (1), Fig. 7.
7. Remove power steering gear inlet hose fitting (1) and seal (2) from steering gear. Discard seal, Fig. 8.
8. Remove power steering gear inlet hose (3) from vehicle, Fig. 8.

Installation

Do not tighten any fasteners to specification until power steering gear inlet hose is positioned and all fasteners are started.
1. Position power steering gear inlet hose on vehicle.
2. Install NEW power steering gear inlet hose seal and fitting in steering gear.
3. Torque power steering gear inlet hose fitting to 25 ft. lbs.
4. Install power steering gear inlet hose retainer bolt and torque to 80 inch lbs.
5. Install power steering gear inlet hose retainer bolt and torque to 80 inch lbs.
6. Install NEW power steering gear inlet hose seal and fitting in power steering pump.
7. Torque power steering gear inlet hose fitting to 25 ft. lbs.
8. Install air cleaner assembly.
9. Fill and bleed power steering system.

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