Quantcast
RWD - B30 water pump woes.

Volvo RWD 140-160 Forum

INDEX FOR 6/2019(CURRENT) INDEX FOR 9/2010 140-160 INDEX [<<]  [>>]

 VIEW    REPLY TO THIS MESSAGE Replies to this message will be emailed.    PRINT   SAVE   A    A 

B30 water pump woes. 140-160

.7mm compressed is the thinnest, B30E gasket, so the shortest O-Rings on top.

You sound like you know what you are doing, I have to ask where was the leak coming from on the old pump? If there was no leak from the weaphole, then there is nothing wrong with the pump. The heater pipe on the side, is it not too rusty for it's ring? Is there a chance the leak is from the headgasket along the side under the manifold which is running around to the front? I don't know what angle the motor is mounted having not been lucky enough to see one in the flesh.

The O rings need nothing, luckily Hylomar does no harm. A tiny amount of hylomar is all the gasket needs and NEVER use silcone garbage on a donk.

Also, does it leak without pressure? I've never run a pressure cap on a B18/B20/B30 powered car, but you would need one for 4wd.








THREADED THREADED EXPANDED FLAT PRINT ALL
MESSAGES IN THIS THREAD

New B30 water pump woes. [140-160]
posted by  bmontz  on Mon Mar 4 09:28 CST 2019 >

Cut and paste link:

<< < > >>


Users marked in green are currently online.

©Jarrod Stenberg 1997-2016. All material except where indicated.


Brickboard.com is not affiliated with nor sponsored by AB Volvo, Volvo Car Corporation, Volvo Cars of North America, Inc. Brickboard.com is a Volvo owner/enthusiast site, similar to a club, and does not intend to pose as an official Volvo site. The official Volvo site can be found here.

All participants agree to these terms.
Powered by Denizen - Custom Software for Enthusiasts