Just finished replacing my power steering pump on my '98 Rav4 so I thought I'd do a quick summary of what it took to do the job (relatively) painlessly
1. Put the front end up on jack stands
2. Remove both front wheels
3. Remove RH and LH engine covers
4. Disconnect the stabilizer bar...
Check battery light came on today while I was driving back to work. Was still on when I drove home, about a 30 mile commute. About a mile from home, the power steering light comes on and steering wheel gets hard to turn. Once home, I cut the engine and turn the ignition to see if it will...