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Re: PS pump check valves removal problem

Did you try the impact wrench?

I also twisted off a socket.
Then tried the impact wrench and it came off easily with it.
Dave Conner

At 01:09 PM 11/20/98 -0400, Phil Rose wrote:
>My PS pump rebuild went smoothly 'till I tried to replace the little
>o-rings for the two small check valves. Neither of these valves will budge,
>and I have a twisted and broken hex-key socket to prove it--even though the
>tightening torque for these valves wasn't supposed to be very high. Is
>removing these valves usually such a problem? What am I missing here?
>There didn't seem to be leakage at those valves, but I wanted to replace
>the o-rings to be on the safe side. Now looks like they'll just have to
>stay put.
>Phil Rose				Rochester, NY
>'89 100 (For Sale, 111K, automatic)
>'91 200q				mailto:pjrose@servtech.com