Hydraulic pump problem?

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Hydraulic pump problem?

Post by kieran.l » Sun Jan 04, 2015 2:52 pm

Should the HP turn free and smoothly by hand, without any notching or stepped feeling? Pump is on a 1.6 petrol. My uncle thinks he let it run dry and isn't sure if something is wrong with it now. Thanks
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Re: Hydraulic pump problem?

Post by citronut » Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:23 pm

it should be easy to rotate with no hydraulic pressure pumped up, and you should feel as the internal rotor presses each pistion in turn

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