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Old 12-09-2012, 02:33 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by TonyJ View Post
German build quality is no longer the golden standard. I have recently replaced a perfectly working original water pump with a brand new Bosche one, as a PM. Its impeller shattered in just a few month. It caused more damage than it supposed to "fix". Go figure.

I'm now no longer throwing new pieces blindly just to PM. I have no issues with VCG, OFHG, CCV, so no way in hell will I touch these part, until oil leaks.
I have read that bosch makes questionable water pumps. If you go with oem for parts you should be fine...
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