tighten a bolt in the front of the block

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Mon Dec 22 12:16:13 PST 2008

Clean your suction filter screen and your “low level squeal“ may  


On Dec 21, 2008, at 2:53 PM, michael wrote:

> There is a bolt at the front of the hydraulic pump which is tight to
> the mounting bracket.  If you tighten the bolt, but you do not hog
> out a little metal in the mount to prevent it from contacting the
> mount, you will have hydraulic leaks as the bolt and mount work
> against each other under engine vibrations.  Went through two pumps
> when the car was new before i discovered this clearance issue.
> Haven't had a leak since although the pump has had a low level squeal
> at idle for years.
> - Michael
> On Nov 23, 2008, at 2:11 AM, 200q20v-request at audifans.com wrote:
>>  the only things I
>> did since the last time it ran was to patch the BPV hose, and
>> tighten a bolt
>> in the front of the block that I noticed was hanging out, which is
>> for the
>> bracket that acts as a guide or guard to the power steering pump.
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