Jump to content

Power steering pump


africanpete
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hi

Just trying to fit a new pump but I'm struggling to get the thing in, is there a trick to it? Have lined up the notches but its hard to tell if they line up exactly.

The original pump looked as if it had copper slip applied when first installed but its hard to tell if its copper or not. Should I apply copper slip? If yes, how much?

This is on a 03 D2

TIA

Pete

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I'm not sure what you mean by notches, Pete. The pump sits inside an alloy housing on the side of the engine. They are usually a tight fit though, and the front mounting plate is a bit awkward too - depending on how much room you have made for yourself to do the job.

Les.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hi Les

Thank you, maybe notches is not the right word. The bits I'm on about the two bits that slot over each other when the pump is bolted on, there is one on the pump and a corresponding one in the block.

You right, its very awkward, almost thinking of taking out the rad?

Thanks again

Pete

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience. By using our website you agree to our Cookie Policy