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Old 06-04-2016, 01:26 AM   #41
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Check the:
1. fuses. There are several for the top.
2. Relay. It's above the pump somewhere. There's a couple great threads on how the relay fails, how to test it (swap with another), ...
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Old 06-04-2016, 02:53 AM   #42
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I bought my rebuilt pump at roofmotors.co.uk

I am unaware about "the green electrical plug at the top of the pump". Where does it go to? I have not seen such a connector.

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I found the "green connector" but it is a solenoid connector right?

There are two solenoid connectors..

So in total:

2 solenoid connectors
6 hydraulic lines
4 motor connectors

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Old 06-04-2016, 03:02 AM   #43
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Check the:
1. fuses. There are several for the top.
2. Relay. It's above the pump somewhere. There's a couple great threads on how the relay fails, how to test it (swap with another), ...
I noticed a relay on a bracket, I think this is the one. But I don't know where it goes. Ok I will give that a check.
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Old 06-04-2016, 09:06 AM   #44
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I bought my rebuilt pump at roofmotors.co.uk

I am unaware about "the green electrical plug at the top of the pump". Where does it go to? I have not seen such a connector.

Edit:
I found the "green connector" but it is a solenoid connector right?

There are two solenoid connectors..

So in total:

2 solenoid connectors
6 hydraulic lines
4 motor connectors
Just to be clear, you bought a rebuilt pump and did not get your pump rebuilt.

Are you sure they are the same pump? There are 2 variations of the pump. Klaus wrote a post on this, search to find it.
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Old 06-04-2016, 09:10 AM   #45
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Yes that is correct, bought a rebuilt pump, I could never get my own pump rebuilt by sending it overseas to UK or US.

They are the same part numbers, could there be variations if the part numbers are the same?
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Old 06-04-2016, 03:16 PM   #46
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Pump

yOU NOW NEED TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR PUMP. CONTACT Klaus pump rebuild. Link on this forum.


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Thanks, I have them looking like your photos now. Still the motor makes a sound but nothing is happening with the top.
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Old 06-04-2016, 03:27 PM   #47
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Old 06-04-2016, 04:59 PM   #48
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Yes that is correct, bought a rebuilt pump, I could never get my own pump rebuilt by sending it overseas to UK or US.

They are the same part numbers, could there be variations if the part numbers are the same?
I don't recall. Hopefully it's easy to search and find.

I remember the pumps look different. The older pump has extra parts.
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Old 06-04-2016, 08:16 PM   #49
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Thanks

The pump looks exactly the same every single bit except the colour of the oil inside. The older one is almost black, whereas the new one is transparent.
The old pump doesn't make a sound at all. The new one makes a buzzing sound when I press the two top-up and top-down buttons at the dashboard.

The relay bracket in Klix's picture I know where to find it, its just hanging there in the trunk. I will test that today once I find out what its called so that I understand the pin outs.
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