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Re: help: short life water pump :(

Albert Ng wrote:

> Hi audi fans,
>         After almost 8000 trouble-free miles on my '87 5kcst, bad luck
> finally revisited. The water pump on my audi started dripping coolant two
> days ago. The sad thing is, this water pump was replaced by my mechainc two
> years ago along with the timing belt. Gees, what should I do?

Did he? Do you have the old one? And just how tight did he make the timeing
belt.If it's too tight it could kill the water pump and shorten the life of
the timeing belt.

> How difficult to replace the water pump on the I5 turbo engine? Is that
> mean I will face anohter timing belt job again? Any source for a RELIABLE
> water pump?
> Sad Audi Owner
> '87 5kcst

'90 Coupe Quattro