Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Power steering oil pump

Exploded View

Nissan Maxima. POWER STEERING OIL PUMP

  1. Rear bracket
  2. Power steering oil pump assembly
  3. Front bracket

Removal and Installation

NOTE: When removing components such as hoses, tubes/lines, etc., cap or plug openings to prevent fluid from spilling.

REMOVAL

  1. Remove front wheel and tire (RH) using power tool. Refer to WT-60, "Adjustment".
  2. Remove front fender protector side cover. Refer to EXT-23, "Exploded View".
  3. Remove hood ledge cover (RH).
  4. Drain power steering fluid. Refer to ST-12, "Draining".
  5. Disconnect the power steering pressure sensor harness connector at the high pressure pipe. Refer to ST- 29, "Exploded View".
  6. Disconnect high pressure piping and suction hose from power steering oil pump. Refer to ST-29, "Exploded View".
  7. Loosen drive belt. Refer to EM-14, "Removal and Installation".
  8. Remove drive belt from power steering oil pump pulley.
  9. Remove power steering oil pump bolts, and then remove power steering oil pump.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

  • When installing power steering oil pump, install all bolts by hand initially, then tighten bolts to specification.
  • Perform the following procedures after installing.
  • Check belt tension. Refer to EM-14, "Checking Drive Belts".
  • Bleed air from power steering system.
    Steering gear and linkage

    Hydraulic line