How do you remove power steering pulley on a 1990 ck truck
1996 dodge ram 5.9 power steering pully removal?
You will need a power steering pulley puller. It is designed to remove and install the power steering pulley. If you attempt to remove the pulley without it you will probably damage the pulley or the pump or both.
Most power steering pulleys require a special tool to remove and replace. Many auto parts stores will rent you the proper tools to do the job.
To the best of my knowledge on this truck you have to first remove the power steering pump then get a tool called a "power steering pully puller" and make sure you get one with the power steering pully installer with it. Your local auto parts store will have one and a few have ones they will loan you. The parts representative there should be able to instruct you on the proper use of both tools.
No, if you do you will have no power steering. You could not steer this vehicle with the power steering pump bypassed.
The majority of power steering pumps work off hydrolic power. There is a belt that runs from a pully on the front of the pump to a drive pully on the front of the engine (usually attached to the crank shaft). This pully turns the pump and generates the hydrolic pressure.
No you dont need to remove the power steering pump to get at the bolts. if you go directly down from the very bottom of the pully on the power steering pump the bolt holding the top of the alternator should be right there. all you have to do is remove it and the alternator should come out.
That requires a special puller. It's called a power steering pulley PULLER. You can rent them at Advance Auto parts stores.
With a power steering pump pulley puller. Many auto parts stores will rent you the proper puller to do the job.
top pully, nearest to the front of the vehicle.
The belt pully on most Cherokees is pressed onto the pump shaft. It will take the appropriate size gear puller to remove. The same remains on installing the pully on a new pump. The action of the puller has to be reversed and used to press the pully onto the new shaft.