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RE: hydraulic pump (bearing?)
> What noise? It is a medium-high-pitched "chirp-chirp" that is be coming
> from the front end--near or at the pump. But I've heard tales about
> pump "chirping", so I don't rule that out (timing belt and water pump were
> replaced by dealer 20K miles ago.
My mechanic said that he's been noticing alot(tm) of water pump failures
lately at relatively low miles. Mine is leaking when cold, a few ounces a
day, and it is fairly new (a few years, 25k miles). I suggest you keep an
eye (ear?) on the W/P as well as the HD pump.
Gary Lewis 197km 86 5Kcst 5sp 1.8 Bar
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