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Old 07-04-2010, 04:51 PM
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Can someone tell me what is involved in changing the vacuum pump on my diesel. Is this a gear to gear connection and is there a timing thing with the gears? What else is to this.
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I'm not sure . Let me check the shop manual and I'll get back to ya .
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I'm unable to find anything on vacuum pump replacement . Wheres it located ?
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power steering pump bolts to it and it is under the injecter pump
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I just went through the fuel system , brake system , diesel engine section , steering section , then did a search . I couldn't find anything and the search came back with nothing . Sorry I tried . And that was with the factory shop manual .
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my manual reads "pull the vacuum pump & power steering pump to the rear to disengage the vacuum pump drive gear from the timing gear". Hope that helps?
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The vaccum pump may be the power steering pump. A lot of older turbo cars were run that way...I believe Grand Nationals were...for instance.

Not sure about turbo diesels...but maybe that'll help your search?
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