Replacing the Power Steering Pulley

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  1. HAS0586

    HAS0586 Junior Member

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    Hey All!

    I started noticing a chirping sound coming from under the hood (2000 Ram v8 5.9) and after some investigation saw that the power steering pulley was a little loose. Should I replace the entire pump or can just the pulley be replaced? I can't tell just from looking at the photos of the parts online.

    I am a little frustrated because I just had the tensioner replaced about a month ago and the alternator and idler pulley replaced by a shop a few days before I started noticing the noise.

    Any help appreciated!
     
  2. Merc225hp

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    You can get just the pulley, you need a spiecal tool to remove and install it. I would remove the pulley and make sure it's not the shaft going into the pump, and have a new PS pump on hand in case you need it.
     
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    Good advice Merc225hp. I will be sure to get both the pulley and the pump just in case. Thanks!
     

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