Filed Under (Audi) by admin on 17-06-2010
1990-92 STEERING Audi – Power Rack & Pinion 80, 90, 100, 200 1992 80, 100 DESCRIPTION & OPERATION Steering system consists of a belt-driven vane or rotary piston hydraulic pump, rotary piston pinion gear assembly and an oil reservoir. The flow control valve supplies fluid to the proper side of the rack piston when the steering wheel is turned. The pump mounts on the front of the engine. Two different rack designs are used. The 80 and 90 models utilize a rack assembly that extends the rack from one side of the housing. The steering links are attached to a bracket on end of rack. The 100 and 200 models use a rack assembly that is supported at both ends. The steering link bracket is attached to the center portion of the rack, through a window that exposes the rack. Rubber boots protect exposed portions of the rack from dust and contamination.
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Filed Under (Chrysler) by admin on 28-05-2010
Remove splash shield. On Breeze, Cirrus, Sebring and Stratus with constant flow steering, remove high pressure hose from power steering pump. See Fig. 1. On Breeze, Cirrus, Sebring and Stratus with variable assist steering, and Sebring Convertible, remove high pressure hose banjo fitting from flow control valve. Ensure flow control valve remains on power steering pump. See Fig. 2. 2. On all models, remove return hose and clamp. Remove Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) hydraulic control unit heat shield. Remove speed sensor cable sealing grommet from inner fender. Disconnect wheel speed sensor wiring harness connector and push through hole in inner fender. 3. Use inner fender hole to access and remove bolt attaching top of power steering pump front bracket to cast aluminum mounting bracket. See Fig. 3. 4. Remove belt from power steering pump pulley. Remove power steering pump and bracket as an assembly. If necessary, transfer parts from removed pump to replacement pump.