[200q20v] Leaking hydraulics; not a hose or the rack.
knotnook at traverse.com
Mon Oct 16 21:20:24 EDT 2000
I'd bet your pump is leaking from one of the "mushroom" caps on the
underside. This leak, if that's what it is, will just get bigger and
bigger until suddenly it takes a reservoirful of Pento$in to go five
miles. There supposedly is no reseal kit for the 200q20v pump, but, to me,
it looks as though that pump is identical to the one on the later 5ktq's,
for which there is a reseal kit that costs ~$25. A remanned pump is close
At 02:52 PM 10/16/2000 -0600, steve_scalmanini at agilent.com wrote:
>Does anyone know how to troubleshoot a hydraulic leak that's
>not due to a hose or it's connections? Mine started dripping
>~ a month ago. I replaced the return line to the reservoir (it'd
>been leaking veeery slowly for years, but never enough to drip) a
>week ago so now both it and the high pressure line are looking
>clean and sound, but the leak that started ~ a month ago continues.
>' seems to be coming from up high around the pump (maybe underneath
>it) but I haven't been able to see the source. The three hose
>connections on top look fine.
>Does anyone know where the likely source is?
>What's the replacement effort like? ' looks not simple to me.
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