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Old 12-30-2007, 04:31 AM
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power sterring pump

got a squeel on front of motor but cant pin point it.changed both idler pulleys & tensioner pulley still squeeling.i can move power steering pulley in & out about a 1/4 inch.im sure its not suspose to do that so ill change it. how do i get the pulley off to replace pump?hope this stops the squeel but needs to be done never the less.
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Old 12-30-2007, 09:32 AM
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It takes a special tool. They are about $90 to buy but the parts store should change it for you if you buy the pump from them. Also it's best to flush out the rest of the system so you don't end up with the olé Ford grown.
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that much slop in the pump shaft is normal.....but if your gonna replace it anyway there is a special tool as was said above...
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Old 12-30-2007, 11:56 AM
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that much slop in the pump shaft is normal.....but if your gonna replace it anyway there is a special tool as was said above...
wow would never had guessed that?no need to change it if its ok. puts me back to sq 1 then.i changed the tensioner pulley but not the tensioner itself .i just cant pin point the squeel everywhere i listen sounds like where its coming from.hate to just throw parts at it.
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Old 12-30-2007, 01:01 PM
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End play is normal but 1/4 inch of end play is a bit excessive. Use a stethoscope or even a stick as a stethoscope to determine what is quilling. My guess is, 1-vacuum pump, 2- A/C clutch, or 3- power steering pump.
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Old 12-31-2007, 08:41 AM
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just for the hell of it i picked up a can of belt condtioner today , sprayed the belt no more noise. i tried soap the other day before i changed idler pulleys but the soap didnt quiet it.oh well got new idlers now.
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