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1997 Suzuki Esteem GL 4dr Sedan Manual

1997 Suzuki Esteem
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Front Wheel Drive, 4-dr Sedan, Sub-Compact
31 mpg city / 37 mpg hwy
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June 26, 2013, 9:52 am


Question: Where is the power steering pump on a 1997 suzuki esteem

under the hood diagram

July 4, 2013, 3:22 pm

Tyler O


NOTE: Be sure to clean each joint of suction and discharge sides thoroughly before removal.

Remove engine under cover of right side, loosen belt tension pulley and remove Power Steering (P/S) V-ribbed belt.
Disconnect high pressure hose and suction hose from pump. As fluid flows out of disconnected joints, put a container under joints or a plug to hose.

CAUTION: When disconnecting, take care not to cause damage to A/C condenser, if equipped.

Disconnect pressure switch lead harness.
Remove A/C compressor from bracket with A/C hose still attached (if equipped).

NOTE: Hang removal A/C compressor with a wire hook or the like so as to prevent A/C hose from bending and twisting excessively or being pulled.

Remove oil pump together with its bracket, then remove oil pump from bracket.

NOTE: Plug each port of removed pump to prevent dust or any other foreign matter from entering.

Reverse removal procedure.

Use specified torque as given below.

Tightening Torque (a): 55 Nm (5.5 kg-m, 40.0 ft. lbs.)


Fill specified power steering fluid after installation and bleed air without failure.

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