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Re: Subject: RE: After run coolent pump

Start looking for a pump now. You are at the magical fatigued plastic
stage. 100k and 7 years. That's the lifespan from what I can tell. One
day soon it'll just snap. If you find a pump for less than $135, let the
list know.

C1J1Miller@aol.com wrote:
> Avi wrote:
> ------
> I experienced 3, THREE leaking coolant pumps on my 2 Audis, replaced them
> with the OEM pump but will love to find an alternative that is a bit more
> durable....
> =======
> What's the typical life; mine is over 100k and 7 years.
> Also:  I believe that one of the vanagon models used a similar pump; it's a
> bosch part, so should be available (cheaper) aftermarket; also, I think some
> Mercedes models use one.  It is just an electric pump; I think some racer
> catalogs sell them as well.
> Chris Miller, Windham NH, c1j1miller@aol.com
> '91 200q ==> http://members.aol.com/c1j1miller/index.html