Hydraulic Pump Rebuild

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Mon Jun 9 12:16:04 EDT 2003

Impact helps.  Use an impact wrench on the drag link, or hammer and a cold


> From: "Derek Pulvino" <dbpulvino at hotmail.com>
> Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2003 10:35:00 -0700
> To: 200q20v at audifans.com
> Subject: Hydraulic Pump Rebuild
> Hey gang,
> Pulled the pump out yesterday and started trying to disasemble the pump to
> replace seals.  Had a real hard time with the x-caps.  I had a drag-link
> socket, but I was unable to secure the pump well enough to be able to turn
> the caps out.  I went searching a bit today, hoping I could find a
> "phillips-head" shaped drag link, but I think I was dreaming on that one.
> Somebody suggested bolting the pump back to the car, but in that case you
> can't get at most of the caps.
> Anybody have any suggestions on how to work around this problem?  Just
> force?  A new pump is 280'ish...280 I'm not really ready to spend right now.
> Derek P

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