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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-08-2013, 11:49 AM Thread Starter
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How can i tell if the pump is working? I pulled it off and took it apart because i thought that was the problem. Everything looks good and seems to be in working order. Im hoping its just an air pocket somewhere...

Should the cap for the reservoir have a hole in the top?
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post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-08-2013, 04:26 PM
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I don't know the answer to that, so I did a little digging around. The only thing that I could find that seemed to make sense was to plug the output of the water pump and use a compressor to pressurize the pump from the inlet side. If it holds, you're good.

I don't know whether this will work with the pump on the sled or if it has to be off (or has to be on), or if there's more to it than that or not.

I also saw some information that says that you can get new bearings from NAPA for the pump for about $10. If you already have it half apart, you might want to finish tearing it down and rebuild it anyway (they're apparently known to have issues on that machine).
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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-01-2019, 10:47 AM
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similar question

Hello,
I have an engine I purchased and installed into my 1998 Indy Classic, as a replacement, several years ago.
I'd like to know if possibly 'meburdick' might be able to tell me where my
EC50PL01 originated (year,model etc.)
Thx in advance.
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