The Power Steering pump is held by two bolts. Use a socket and remove the top bolt and loosen the bottom bolt. Be careful not to completely remove the bottom bolt. The PS pump will loosen up enough so that you can push it towards the firewall and you will JUST have enough room to remove the water pump bolts. Its tight but it will squeeze out.
Pulley is pressed onto pump, you need a puller to remove.
how to remove a power steering pulley on a 1997 Nissan altima
You need to rent, borrow or purchase a power steering pulley puller. This tool will remove and replace the pulley without damage to the pulley or the pump.
You have to remove the pulley first and you need a power steering pulley puller to do it. You can get one from Napa for usually about $40. There are bolts behind the pulley that hold the pump to the mounting bracket.
That requires the use of a power steering pulley PULLER. ( A special tool ) The pulley is pressed on.
Yes you do.
Take off the sockets and remove the pump pulley.
This requires a power steering pulley puller. This puller is designed to remove and install a power steering pulley without damage to the pulley and or pump. Attempting to do this without the puller will result in damaging the pulley or the pump or both.
To remove that pulley with out damaging the pump or the pulley you need a power steering pulley puller. This tool will also install the pulley. Your local auto parts store can rent or sell you that puller.
power steering pulley is pressed on. to remove pulley, u need to completely remove pump from vehicle and take it to a mechanic that has right tools for removing
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.
That is not a Allen screw in there. That is part of the pump shaft. If you are looking to remove the pump pulley you will need a power steering pulley puller. This tool will help you remove it and replace it, without the puller you will damage the pulley or the pump or both.