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Air Con Pump Pulley

READER84 Aug 12, 2013

  1. READER84

    READER84 Member

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    Hi, is it possible to change the pulley on a B7 air con pump or is a whole new unit needed?

    Cheers
     
  2. ruairi83

    ruairi83 Well-Known Member Team Sepang quattro Audi A4 Black Edition

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    You can change the pully on its own mate. I got the pully an rubber seals for £40 on eBay was lucky but they are £120 new
     
  3. READER84

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    Cheers, ive had a look online but cant find where to get the kit, people are saying the bushes could be gone. I might look at getting the pulley off and see if it stops the noise and also see if i can get a part number off it


    Thanks
     
  4. ruairi83

    ruairi83 Well-Known Member Team Sepang quattro Audi A4 Black Edition

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    The bushes are what problem is lad. My Machanic on put the new bushes on my old one. If you need a pully let me know as still have a new one without bushes.
     
  5. Tim@G

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    I have the same issue with mine. Its rattly and my air con is useless.

    If the pully is kaput, will it stop the a/c from working??

    Any one point me in the right direction regards a new one.
     
  6. READER84

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    Where can i get the bushes then? Strip them from a new pulley? Cant even find where to get one from :(
     
  7. ruairi83

    ruairi83 Well-Known Member Team Sepang quattro Audi A4 Black Edition

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    The bushes can't be bought mate, that's why I bought the new pully and used bushes
     
  8. READER84

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    Where u buy the pulley from?
     
  9. READER84

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    Where u buy the pulley from?
     
  10. Tim@G

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    I just had my old boy on the blower, hes in the refrigeration business and has managed to get me a new complete compressor, with the offending pulley ready to fit for £175 notes all in. And hes going to fit it for me and gas my system up in exchange for a few hours cleaning his passat. Win
     
  11. READER84

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    Can he get me a pulley? Lol
     
  12. Tim@G

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    Lol. That's what i asked him for in the first place. He cant seem to locate pulley only from anywhere.

    Apparently,although they are available, its recommended to change the lot. Obviously from a money making point of view. And I have read that people have changed the pulley only with success.

    But for 175quid it doesnt seem worth bothing tbh.
     
  13. READER84

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    Can he get me one? Lol
     
  14. READER84

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    Got me a pulley yesterday from TPS, ran out of time to fit it so its a job for tomorrow
     
  15. READER84

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    Changed my pulley today, all noises gone, can see why too, the bushes were destroyed!

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  16. Avnt

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    Have you got the part number for the pulley? Was yours only noisy when the ac was turned off
     
  17. READER84

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    I can have a look at my invoice and see what it says regards numbers.

    Yes it was noisy switched off, quietened down when on but still sounded a bit odd
     
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  18. Avnt

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    Exactly the same as mine
     
  19. READER84

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    What year and model?
     
  20. Avnt

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    Mines a 57 plate 2.0 tdi 170bhp
     
  21. READER84

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    Message TPS and tell them what your after and give them your reg number, they will help you out and get the right part from the vin number
     
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  22. Avnt

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    Cheers for that
     
  23. READER84

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    No worries, pretty easy to fit providing you got the tools and a way to lift the car to work underneath
     
  24. READER84

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    Let me know how you get on
     

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