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

Charles Wurts cwurts12 at mindspring.com
Sun Mar 13 21:06:05 EST 2005

I will second that, sounds like a pump to me.  Any leaks?

On Mar 13, 2005, at 3:45 PM, Tony and Lillie wrote:

> 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 time!
>> 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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