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Any experience with Paraut oil pumps?


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#1 cmill189

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Posted 21 October 2011 - 10:53 AM

So I came across a listing on ebay for a new Beck/Arnley oil pump for $23. I figured someone forgot to type a 1 in front of the 2, so I bought it. What showed up was a Paraut brand. I figured anything is better than the one I just re-installed that didn't meet spec and had gouged rotors.

A second question

I pulled all the covers off when I did belts/seals/etc. Is it possible to slip the drivers-side timing belt off the idler, and then off the oil pump, all while leaving everything else in place?

Thanks for the help.

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Posted 21 October 2011 - 12:05 PM

Paraut is one of the OEM manufacturers. If you look at the pump it likely will say Aisin on it. But either way both are Japanese and inter-related brands. A long time ago I bought a Paraut branded pump and it was OEM inside the box.

There aren't any aftermarket makers of oil pumps for EA engines that I have ever seen. So if you got an oil pump at all - it's OEM.

You may be able to do just the drivers side belt - only thing you can do is try.

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#3 silverhelme

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Posted 22 October 2011 - 10:21 AM

You still have to pull the center cover but yes you can pull the drivers belt and do the oil pump without pulling the other side.

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Posted 22 October 2011 - 04:48 PM

If it was me, I would pull both belts and check the rollers with it that far apart to make sure I don't have one going bad.

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Posted 22 October 2011 - 07:19 PM

All of the timing belt covers were left off when I changed the belts. Both tensioners and the idler were replaced with new as well; the suspected originals were beyond worn out!

Thanks for the help everyone.




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