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  1. Engine & Gearbox
    I have read much about the clatter that comes from the vacuum pump due to oil passing to the supposed dry side of the pump diaphragm. Was on the point of spending £200+ on a quality pattern replacement but thought nothing to lose by stripping the old one. Was not tempted by £70 ebay items...
  2. Brakes
    Would there be any problem in briefly running the engine without the pushrod in the vacuum unit ? Obviously there would be no vacuum to the brake servo but I would not actually move the bus anyway - it would just be a static test. My brakes / servo operate perfectly, I am trying to find out...
  3. Engine & Gearbox
    either my pump is knackered or the rod is worn, ive heard most people say its the pump & to not waste time swapping the rod, but have just seen this on brickwerks that suggests the tap is "usually" a worn rod!? any help apreciated as its doing my nut in!! :confused:
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