Volkswagen Front Wheel Drive 1974-1989 Repair Guide

Diesel Engine Vacuum Pump

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Disconnect both vacuum lines from the pump.
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  5. Remove the hold-down clamp and remove the pump.
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  7. The diaphragm and valves inside the pump can be replaced. A pump rebuild kit is available through the dealer.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Diesel engine vacuum pump

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque the hold-down bolt to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
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