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RE: Details request-PS pump replacement

Mike wrote:

	>My first time doing this, so I'm looking to avoid suprises.
Looks easy, I have
	>procedures from list members, and the Bentley. Five detail
	>1) Will there be a release of great pressure when I disconnect
one of those
	>banjo fitting bolts?

No, but discharge the bomb by pumping the brake pedal and turn the
wheels from lock to lock before disconnecting the lines.

	>2) When refilling the pump with fluid, which port do I fill-
(front to rear,
	>there's  the one to press accum, return line, and pressure

I think it's the return line, but pour the fluid into all three of them
for the peace of mind.

	>3) While filling the pump (installed, standing in front of car)
spin the
	>pulley in which direction to fill it.

Normal working direction - clockwise, if I remember it correctly.

	>4) I assume the other lines should not be attached until the
pump is full of


	>5) To bleed lines, do the lock to lock with engine running,
wheels off the

No, first turn the wheels from lock to lock several times with the
engine *off*. Then switch the engine on, top up the reservoir as the
bomb fills with fluid, then turn the wheels from lock to lock several
times again.

Aleksander Mierzwa
Warsaw, Poland
87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
91 mountain bike (just in case both cars broke at the same time :-)