PS-1
POWER STEERING SYSTEM
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Revision: 2006 November 2007 350Z
POWER STEERING SYSTEM
PRECAUTIONS .......................................................... 2
Precautions for Supplemental Restraint System
(SRS) ?AIR BAG? and ?SEAT BELT PRE-TEN-
SIONER? .................................................................. 2
Precautions for Battery Service ................................ 2
Precautions for Steering System .............................. 2
PREPARATION ........................................................... 3
Special Service Tools ............................................... 3
Commercial Service Tools ........................................ 4
NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH)
TROUBLESHOOTING ................................................ 5
NVH Troubleshooting Chart ..................................... 5
POWER STEERING FLUID ........................................ 6
Checking Fluid Level ................................................ 6
Checking Fluid Leakage ........................................... 6
Air Bleeding Hydraulic System ................................. 6
STEERING WHEEL .................................................... 7
On-Vehicle Inspection and Service .......................... 7
CHECKING CONDITION OF INSTALLATION ...... 7
CHECKING STEERING WHEEL PLAY ................ 7
CHECKING NEUTRAL POSITION ON STEER-
ING WHEEL .......................................................... 7
CHECKING STEERING WHEEL TURNING
FORCE .................................................................. 7
CHECKING FRONT WHEEL TURNING ANGLE ..... 8
Removal and Installation .......................................... 9
REMOVAL ............................................................. 9
INSTALLATION ..................................................... 9
STEERING COLUMN ............................................... 10
Removal and Installation ........................................ 10
COMPONENTS .................................................. 10
REMOVAL ........................................................... 10
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ....................... 13
INSTALLATION ................................................... 13
INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION ................14
Disassembly and Assembly ....................................15
COMPONENTS ...................................................15
DISASSEMBLY ...................................................15
INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ................16
ASSEMBLY .........................................................16
POWER STEERING GEAR AND LINKAGE ............17
Removal and Installation ........................................17
COMPONENTS ...................................................17
REMOVAL ...........................................................17
INSTALLATION ...................................................18
POWER STEERING GEAR ......................................19
Disassembly and Assembly ....................................19
COMPONENTS ...................................................19
DISASSEMBLY ...................................................20
INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ................21
ASSEMBLY .........................................................22
POWER STEERING OIL PUMP ...............................28
On-Vehicle Inspection and Service .........................28
CHECKING RELIEF OIL PRESSURE ................28
Removal and Installation ........................................28
REMOVAL ...........................................................28
INSTALLATION ...................................................29
Disassembly and Assembly ....................................29
COMPONENTS ...................................................29
INSPECTION BEFORE DISASSEMBLY .............30
DISASSEMBLY ...................................................30
INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ................30
ASSEMBLY .........................................................31
HYDRAULIC LINE ....................................................33
Removal and Installation ........................................33
SERVICE DATA AND SPECIFICATIONS (SDS) ......35
Steering Wheel .......................................................35
Steering Angle ........................................................35
Steering Column .....................................................35
Steering Outer Socket and Inner Socket ................ 35
Steering Gear .........................................................36
Oil Pump .................................................................36
Steering Fluid ..........................................................36