Originally Posted by bestfriend
Sounds like you need a new pump. My biggest piece of advice, if you are going to do it yourself, is to take pictures of the set up before you dismantle so you get it all back together properly. That comes from learning the hard way.
That dear sir, is about as good a piece of advice as I've ever received.
Things are looking good though. Mechanic is more than happy to guide me through the process but I'll do the work myself. Who needs skin on their knuckles anyway.