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Old 06-09-2012, 05:50 PM
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Hi, the top of my water pump is leaking around the seal.... any idea for a quick fix? or know where I can get a new gasket without buying a new pump?

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Old 06-09-2012, 05:54 PM
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Yes you can get a new gasket only. Most people get the liquid gasket and remove the pump, clean both surfaces, apply a layer of gasket to both surfaces, and reinstall.
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Old 06-09-2012, 09:10 PM
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Get the water pump gasket kit, it's widely available for a few $ and it consists of the two seals and the gasket for the pump. What leaks is a special "donut" type deal that seems to last much less than the pump. Unfortunately you'll have to take the pump out to reseal it.
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the genuine volvo seals seem to work a lot better than the aftermarket stuff.
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Old 06-10-2012, 08:33 PM
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How old is your water pump? You might be better off replacing the water pump since you have to remove and reinstall it.
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Old 06-11-2012, 07:37 AM
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It's the original water pump. The top of the seal is gone...For the time I plan to own it I think I will just try and fix the seal.
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Old 07-07-2012, 02:12 AM
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Anyone know who makes the OEM water pump for Volvo?
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