Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Mandeville, LA
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When I detected the leak, I had the same thought as you: Buy a new pump, and/or re-build the old one as a spare (re-build kits ARE available). But an experienced mechanic gave me some good advice: He said to use the engine as much as possible, and see how much the pump was dripping after a month or so. He was right, it turned out that by operating the pump, the seal re-seated/shaped itself and the leak dissapeared in a few weeks.
That's interesting. Good to know.
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