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Chevrolet Captiva Service & Repair Manual: Power Steering System Fluid Cooler R&R

Chevrolet Captiva Service & Repair Manual / Steering & Suspension / Power Steering System Fluid Cooler R&R

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. Loosen power steering fluid cooler hose clamp (3) and disconnect power steering fluid cooler hose (4) from power steering fluid cooler, Fig. 1.
5. Remove power steering fluid cooler bracket bolt (5), Fig. 1.
6. Remove power steering fluid cooler bracket bolts (1, 2), Fig. 2.
7. Remove power steering fluid cooler (3) from vehicle, Fig. 2.
8. Loosen power steering fluid cooler hose clamp (1) and disconnect power steering fluid cooler hose (2) from power steering pump, Fig. 3.
9. Remove power steering fluid cooler hose (2) from vehicle, Fig. 3.
10. Reverse procedure to install. Torque power steering fluid cooler bracket bolts to 80 inch lbs.

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Replacing the power steering system fluid cooler in 2014 Chevrolet Captiva involves several systematic steps for a successful removal and installation process. Start by parking the vehicle on a level surface and allowing the engine to cool down completely. Gather the necessary tools, including wrenches, pliers, a drain pan, and a socket set. Locate the power steering fluid cooler, typically positioned in front of the radiator, connected to the power steering lines, and secured with mounting brackets.

Begin by draining the power steering fluid into a drain pan by disconnecting the power steering lines from the cooler. Once the fluid has drained completely, use a socket set to remove the mounting brackets securing the cooler to the vehicle's frame or radiator support. Carefully detach the old cooler, taking note of any remaining fluid. Install the new power steering fluid cooler in the same position, securing it with the mounting brackets and ensuring a tight fit. Reconnect the power steering lines, fill the system with fresh fluid following the manufacturer's specifications, and bleed the system by turning the steering wheel from lock to lock. Finally, check for any leaks and take the vehicle for a test drive to ensure proper functionality of the new cooler.

If you're unfamiliar with these procedures or lack the necessary tools, it's recommended to seek assistance from a professional mechanic or authorized service center. They have the expertise and equipment to handle power steering system maintenance tasks safely and effectively, ensuring the optimal performance of your Chevrolet Captiva's power steering system.

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