[Vwdiesel] New PS pump pulley seems to be mis-aligned from crank pulley....belt pops off.

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 12 07:19:42 PDT 2008

Oh god the memories.

I would check the mounting bracket for the PS pump, this was the problem
with mine, and it was due to a broken bolt, made it misalign

On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 9:13 AM, Bryan Belman <dieselwesty at yahoo.com> wrote:

> So, after breaking down and paying someone to install
> the new PS pump, I did not get 10 miles around town
> before NO MORE PS.  The car is drivable without the
> dam pump, but where was I for 1.5 hours last night.
> Yeap, on a carpet in my driveway under the car with a
> work light..........errr.
> From how the NEW belt wore immediately, either the guy
> put it on too tight or the mis-alignment of the
> pulley's is NOT normal?
> It seems as if the PS pulley sticks out farther then
> the pulley on the crank sprocket but there is no
> in-out adjustment for the pisition of the ps pump,
> just the adjuster for the tension on the belt, right?
> That seems to be the way it must be?  Slightly
> mis-aligned from each other.  Does anyone have the
> same issue.
> It's not like when they swapped the pulley from the
> old PS pump to new, he put in on backwards, I Checked.
> Thanks
> Bryan Belman, Pt Pleasant, NJ
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