[200q20v] Hydraulic/PS Pump Help

Bernie Benz b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Mon Feb 26 16:30:30 EST 2001

I just buy the necessary O-rings individually rather that the kit,
no one is going to change the shaft seal anyway.  These funky pumps
can fail internally in the cam driven piston areas, if run too long
on ATF.


> From: Kneale Brownson <knotnook at traverse.com>
> Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2001 15:24:33 -0500
> To: "Hemberger, Chris" <CHemberger at stanadyne.com>, "'200q20v at audifans.com'"
> <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Subject: Re: [200q20v] Hydraulic/PS Pump Help
> I replaced my 200q20v's hydraulic pump last summer.  It wasn't quite as
> easily disengaged as the one on my 5Ktq that I'd done the summer before,
> largely because there's more plumbing on the pump side of the engine in a
> 20v than with the older turbo engines, but it's doable by a persistent
> individual of limited mechanical ability.    I think you'll find it easiest
> if you remove all the hoses, loosen the belt tensioner and take the pump
> and bracket off the engine.  I  don't believe you can get the pump off the
> bracket with the bracket on the engine.  I can't remember without digging
> into it, but I think there a difficult-to-reach bolt into the side of the
> tensioner assembly that needs to be loosened so you can back off the
> tensioner bolt visible from looking down at the driver's side of the
> bracket from above.  I rebuilt the 5K pump using a parts kit from Carlsen
> that was a bunch of O-rings.  Rebuilding basically means replacing the
> O-rings that seal the two halves of the pump together and the mushroom-cap
> tops around the front of the pump.  I was told there was no seal kit for
> the 200 pump, but when I had it out ready to return as a core for the
> rebuilt pump I bought, it sure looked exactly like the 5K pump.  I was in a
> hurry to prepare for a trip or I would have tried to get a 5K pump kit and
> attempted to use it on the 200's pump.
> At 10:33 AM 02/26/2001 -0500, Hemberger, Chris wrote:
>> Hello Audi colleagues!
>> I have what appears to be a leaking steering pump and am attempting to
>> remove/rebuild and need some help/advise:
>> Any observations on removal?  Job seems easy enough until you dig into it
>> and then seems impossible!  Bentley diagrams a much simpler bracket than
>> what I have.  Mine looks like a cast aluminum pc which covers the
>> forward-most line making it very difficult to remove.  This bracket appears
>> to bolted to the pump body behind the drive pulley making on-vehicle
>> disassembly very difficult.  Am I missing something or are there some
>> 'tricks-of-the-trade' I haven't stumbled onto?  Once unbolted, how difficult
>> is it to remove the pulley?  Puller required?  ANY help/guidance/suggestions
>> would be greatly appreciated....
>> Also, anybody know of any reputable independent garages in central
>> Connecticut??  I may just give in and have the work done; timing belt also
>> which I thought I'd do while I have this much apart.  As usual - Thanks.
>> Chris Hemberger
>> Amston, CT
>> 91 200 Q, 20V
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