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Re: Questions about 4000cs quattro timing belt and water pump

I would recommend replacing just the water pump gasket if it's
accessible anyway.  The pump itself seems pretty solid to me,
so I would just look it over while its out.  On the other hand, it's not
THAT big a deal to get back in there (esp. if you've done it once),
so why mess with a working pump unless it's looking suspicious!

I had a leak at the pump, and bought one before opening her up.  Turned
out the pump looked great, but the gasket had deteriorated, causing the
leak.  I stuck the new pump in, but I'm sure it wasn't necessary.


On Thu, 15 May 1997, Rusty Rae wrote:
> I was thinking of doing my timing belt, since I think it would be
> preventive maintanace, how importent is it to do the water pump at the
> same time? since I am on a real budget right now.