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Re: R&R of hydraulic pump bushing
At 03:38 PM 5/29/96 EDT, you wrote:
>Anyone ever R&R the bushing in the hydraulic pump? Discovered
>mine was on its way out a few days ago. The pump itself seems
>fine, i.e., steering and brakes operating normally, but the
>bushing is going south. (intensity of bad noises directly
>proportional to belt tension)
>Or should I just suck it up and buy a new pump?
>Eric T. '86 5kS
Replacing the bushing requires almost a total disasembly. If
you still have the original on your '86, the rubber seals
( O-rings) will be going bad SOON. replace them too.
******* Caution: rebuilding these ZF pumps is not the run of
the mill repair. Many folks have had unsucessful rebuilds.
Recommend you get the original AUDI replacement kit, about
$25 to 30 from Carlsen.