How to change the power steering pump depends on which engine your car has.
The 1989 BMW 750 power steering reservoir is located on the back side of the engine. The power steering reservoir will be between the engine and the firewall.
Secure the power steering pump with the retaining bolts. Attach the power steering hose to the power steering pump. Put the belt on to the power steering pump. Fill the power steering system with fluid.
they don't have power steering
It is part of the power steering pump assembly.
remove old belt install new belt you're welcome
You have to remove the power steering belt and the AC belt to remove the alternator belt.
you will need a power steering pulley puller other than that its gravy
I am guessing it does. I own a 1989 Shadow and it has power steering. 99.9% of vehicles made after 1985 have power steering...however some vehicles had it before that. My 76 Ford Truck has it...
The power steering pump is located on the front of the engine. The uppermost pump connected to the serpentine belt.
Use DEXTRON II. Remove the power steering fluid reservoir cap, and fill the power steering reservoir until the fluid reaches the ''full'' line.
Follow the lower rad hose,to the themostat housing. If you have power steering you need to drop the power steering pump down.
Where the stick is.
I believe that any kind of power steering fluid will work. You can actually use any type of hydraulic fluid (i.e. brake, power steering, or transmission). It is usually best to use only power steering fluid if you can get it.
Looking at the engine on the left side under the A/C compressor . That is the power steering pump. Uses ATF.
The fluid reservoir should be built onto the power steering pump. There will be a cap on top to fill through.
There is a power steering reservoir under the hood of the car. Remove its cap, and the dipstick is attached, this is where a person can check the fluid level.
you could use regular transmission fluid.
DEX III Transmission Fluid
The fluid could be leaking from the pump, hoses, or steering rack. Wash the steering system, then you can see where the leak is coming from.
Use a turkey baster to remove excess fluid
You need to get a Haynes Automotive manual for your Prelude. It would be a simple swap but it is hard to get to the back side hook up at the rack. Just do like I did and take the entire power steering unit out and feel the road once again!
What engine size? 4.9 liter should be easy. Just be careful with the housing unit. When filling the fluid make sure you turn the steering wheel lock to lock.
The whole thing, ends and all needs to be changed, it is a hydraulic line and will blow off under pressure if you don't