[Vwdiesel] More Quantum Questions?

brian gochnauer brian at gochnauer.net
Tue Sep 29 04:50:51 PDT 2009

The more the bushing is worn, the more difficult to seal the shaft.
Too much slop in the shaft, no seal will have enough 'flex' to seal it.

On 9/29/09, William J Toensing <toensing at wildblue.net> wrote:
> I examined my Quantum's IP. When I turned my electric fuel pump, I could
> see diesel fuel dripping at the rate of about two drops a second from the
> cold start shaft,  this is after letting automatic transmission fluid sit in
> the IP for several days. I removed the IP & could wiggle the cold start
> shaft. I removed the cold start shaft from another old IP I have. I could
> see where there were two "O" rings so will replace them. The person who
> rebuilt this pump should have replaced them but I guess he didn't, or could
> there be some other worn part causing this? I have an IP repair kit so
> should be able to find the "O" rings. My Quantum is a 1982 turbodiesel for
> those who may not recall. The IP I took the old start shaft off of is a
> non-turbo IP showing some signs of rust.
> Bill Toensing, Nevada City, CA
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