[200q20v] Leaking hydraulics; not a hose or the rack.

Paul Waterloo pwaterloo at compuserve.com
Mon Oct 16 20:47:59 EDT 2000

You can get a rebuild kit for it....but don't both....and it is a different
pump for our car...something like a green label?


Paul Waterloo
Applied Energy Services
Phone 708-524-9464
Voicemail/pager 888-962-7304
-----Original Message-----
From: Kneale Brownson <knotnook at traverse.com>
To: steve_scalmanini at agilent.com <steve_scalmanini at agilent.com>;
200q20v at audifans.com <200q20v at audifans.com>
Date: Monday, October 16, 2000 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [200q20v] Leaking hydraulics; not a hose or the rack.

>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
>to $300.
>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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>>200q20v at audifans.com

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