[Vwdiesel] Vacuum Pump

David Cook vwdieselbunny at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 26 23:14:47 EDT 2005

What is the reason to vent the pump to the Valve

I'm having a hard time seeing what you are talking
about in that picture.  I can see the pump, but only
see the vac line that runs up to the brake booster.  I
don't see a T.


--- Roger Brown <r.c.brown at ieee.org> wrote:

> LBaird119 at aol.com wrote:
> > If I remember correctly, the diaphragm ones are
> the
> > earlier style, right?
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >   Yep, about 8 slot headed screws around an
> aluminum body "on its side.
> > You usually don't need the valves that come in the
> full kit.
> VW has 2 kits for that pump, the diaphram and seals
> and a 2nd kit w/ the check valves.  It is usually
> one or the other you need, 
> pop the cover off and have a look and see what the
> problem is and then get the right parts.  Also,
> consider venting the pump up 
> to the valve cover by adding a tee fitting at the
> pump and the VC breather and rubbing some tubing
> between the two.  You can see 
> the connecting hose just left of center on the
> picture below:
> -- 
>     Roger
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