Leaking hydraulic fluid
spsherm at attglobal.net
Tue Apr 8 21:23:39 EDT 2003
A volcano/gusher of fluid coming ou tof the cap is a symptom of a failed
pressure reg valve in the pump. Check the quattro archives, this is a
common failure mode with these pumps. High pressure fluid goes back
into the res and forces fluid out the top.
As I recall, it is possible to replace this reg, but it requires pump
disassembly, and the fix does not always work. When this happened to my
5KCS, I just went with a rebuilt pump.
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