[V8] well lets beat this brake accumulator to death one more time!

Tony and Lillie tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net
Sun Mar 13 17:44:09 EST 2005

That was also my question. It sounds like the belt is now installed. If this 
is the case, do you have any power steering? From the sounds of it, you have 
a bad pump to start off with, but we'll need more info to be sure.

Tony Hoffman

Subject: Re: [V8] well lets beat this brake accumulator to death one more 

> You have me confused.  The serpentine belt drives the alternator, the air
> cond compressor and the hydraulic pump.  Without these you will have no
> power assist for steering or braking, let alone charging.  Or are you 
> saying
> this was earlier, but that you now have the serpentine belt installed?

>> 1.  at idle should there be fluid coming from the pump to the bomb.
> currently at idle there is none on this vehicle.  i checked the pump and 
> the
> eccentrics are turning, and the hose is not restricted.  yet still no 
> fluid,
> and yes, there is pentosin in the reservoir getting to the pump.
>> 2.  this vehicle has been running without the serpentine belt attached 
>> due
> to a fan pulley failure.  does the pump/bomb need to be primed?
>>  if the bomb is bad, so be it, but just trying to rule out some other
> things first.
>> thanks for the help
>> kevin kyzar

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