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Velvetblue333
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Vacum pump

Post by Velvetblue333 » Tue Sep 01, 2020 7:38 pm

Hi ,can anyone help/ advise ,
I need a new vacum pump on my B3 convertible part no 91 47 34 33 129 no longer available from Alpina.
Reason hard brake pedal on startup,all other related parts have been changed and a diagnostic has shown the pump not working
Any suggestions, thanks

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Re: Vacum pump

Post by Charles » Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:44 pm

This is a common problem and once the car has warmed up, the brake performance is no longer compromised.

The part is made by Pierburg and used in a number of different cars - Volvo, Peugeot to name but two - but is extremely difficult to source and will cost £500 or so if you find one.

Mine hasn't worked for a long time and I have got used to the hard brake pedal issue which only lasts about a minute from cold.
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Re: Vacum pump

Post by Velvetblue333 » Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:07 pm

Thanks Charles,
I guess I can live with it bit frustrating that Alpina will provide the part

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Re: Vacum pump

Post by Adwo » Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:24 pm

I have a working one for sale that got removed from my B3 S convertible after converting it to a manual.

Cheers,

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Re: Vacum pump

Post by Nltouring » Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:34 pm

I tot iT be Volvo about 500 EUR last year
E 46 B3s touring

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Re: Vacum pump

Post by Charles » Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:47 pm

Adwo wrote:
Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:24 pm
I have a working one for sale that got removed from my B3 S convertible after converting it to a manual.
PM sent - but prepared to be second in the queue ...
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