Originally Posted by srh
I want to thank you all of you; IASM, gsander1, deandec, dons2346, smitty, smlranger, DMTTRANSPORT and of course Mr_D! Your helpful comments, pictures and suggestions have been very valuable.
Now, for a wild suggestion - WHAT IF you put a "Y" and two shut off valves before and after the pump, replace the pump if it fails on the road just turn off the valves to the pump and turn on the valves for the bypass?
It maybe a weird idea, but I thought I ask!
Have a great day
Waste of good $$$. If the pump isn't leaking, you can leave it in place as it won't hurt anything.
You can tell if the pump is running by starting the motor, then crawl under the coach, and put your finger on the end of the pump shaft, You can feel it turning if it is running.
The normal failure mode is for the pump seal to leak on the motor side and because of the mounting, the coolant runs down into the motor