If so look on the passenger side, between the motor and the firewall. Fluid level and belt tension are the most common causes of power steering failure. The original remanufactured pump I had bought lasted for a little more than two years. It would be the rearmost pulley that runs off the serpentine belt. The first Pontiac Bonneville was introduced for 1957 model year as a limited production performance convertible. Adding power steering fluid to your Bonneville is easy and should be done whenever your power steering fluid is low.
This is disappointing in my option and wouldn't buy it from here. All our Pontiac Bonneville genuine parts are available in lowest price, superior quality, hassle-free return and quick delivery. Many old cars used transmission fluid as power steering fluids and until somewhere in the mid 80's it was ok to use atf in power steering. Find the pump and you can find the reservoir. Follow the belt if your having trouble, the belt always runs the Power Steering. As long as the fluid is within the hash marks, you should be fine.
Bottom Line not recommended im on the 3rd pump. As with most vehicles, the power steering fluid reserve tank is location on the top of your power steering pump. According to them, they have found the indicator light or cable did not match the gear they are in such as when they moved from park to drive, it still said they were in park. You have to remove the lowest of the three mounting bolts done from the under side of the car - or - with your wheels turned to…. Without the warranty I would not recommend this unit.
All parts are backed by the manufacturer's warranty and shipped directly from Pontiac dealers. So I am very disappointed that the pump has already broke. Pumps with factory-installed reservoirs are recommended when available. In a 95 it should be the same ttl there is one under the hood, under the drivers side dash and another on the passenger side under the dash. Tip headlight assembly foreward, out and towrds center. I also used my 15 year old grandson to do this. Then I cut the other cooler line near the cooler to drain from the power steering box.
Besides, the Pontiac Bonneville became constantly overheating, the left coolant became rusty or oil colored and the low coolant lights came on so they had to refill the coolant constantly. Incorrect installation can lead to no-assist, leaks and potential damage to the pump. Your Bonneville should be parked on a level surface and your 3. I used this pump as a replacement for another remanufactured steering pump I had purchased. This is a picture of it. Jan 09, 2011 If you look under the hood look where the belts are. I may put 30 miles at the most on my car a week.
Original designs are scrutinized for potential improvement, and where applicable, design upgrades are implemented to produce a more durable part than the original. Remember the power steering pump is driven by the crankshaft pulley so the serpantine belt drives it. I bought and returned prestone from walmart because it did not have the 1052884 compatible label. Popular Genuine Pontiac Bonneville Parts and Accessories Pontiac Bonneville is a full-size automobile manufactured by General Motors from 1957 to 2005. As you are looking inside the hood from the front of the vehicle, the serp belt runs through all of the pulleys located on the passenger side of the vehicle. Without the warranty I would not recommend this unit. If the power steering fluid level in your Bonneville is low, fill it up to the maximum line with power steering fluid and check it again in a week to determine if you have a leak.
The reservoir on the other hand can be found by reaching down behind the alternator and feeling for the cap. They are easy-to-wear auto parts, please remember to replace them regularly. In a few days, check the power steering fluid level in your Bonneville to make sure you don't have a leak. Submitted 2016-12-28 By rvlu From lincoln nebraska im on the 3rd pump. Not to mention the mechanic working on my vechile said he would not trust this part from here as far as he could throw it. It had several engine options varying from 3. John answered 3 years ago Before opening this question I copied my answer from two years ago.
And the available transmissions are all different 4-speed automatic transmission. This is a difficult installation, pump with factory-installed reservoir is recommended when available. No matter where you are in the country, your Bonneville car parts will arrive fast, cheap, and hassle-free. I will see how it works. While the available transmissions were still the 4-speed automatic transmission in different specifications as previous generation. Reservoir installation can be difficult.