How do you replace the power steering pulley on a 1992 Ford Thunderbird?
Most Ford power steering Pulleys are pressed on.There should be a 1" diameter hub in the center,front of the pulley with a small groove around it.This groove is where the tool connects.A two armed wheel puller with hooks facing inward,can be used,but it's very difficult.Most vehicles don't allow enough room to remove the pulley,requiring removal of the entire pump.I'm not sure if a pulley can be purchased new,it may be a salvage item,If so,you would be getting the entire pump.Most likely around $25.00,since a new pump is about $50.00 new at Advance Auto or Auto Zone. .
ON the 1992 Thunderbird you MUST remove the pulley in order to remove the actual pump.
Most of the major parts chains (AutoZone, O'reilly's, etc.) have the puller in their "loaner" program.
Begin by loosening the tensioner pulley on the front of your 1996 Nissan Maxima engine. Slide the tensioner pulley to the right. The old power steering belt will become loose and can be removed. Put the new power steering belt on. Tighten the power steering belt by sliding the tensioner pulley to the left.
How do you remove power steering pulley without removing power steering pump from your 1997 Buick Le Sabre?
It's pretty straight forward. Drain pump. Remove two hoses. Unscrew two bolts. Remove pump. Take pump to auto parts store. If new pump does not come with pully, see if auto parts store will replace the pulley for you ... otherwise, buy pulley puller and do it yourself. Replace pump in reverse order. Fill with fluid. You're off.
Is there a bolt that has to be removed from the power steering pump pulley on a 90 Thunderbird in addition to needing the special puller?
You will need a special tool to pull the pulley off the shaft. Some parts stores will lend you the tool, free of charge. Thank you. I had to rent the 'pulley puller', and remove the pulley prior to removing the power steering pump. Then replace the pump on the car and use the pulley tool to press the pulley back on to the pump shaft. There was not much room to work, even with…