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1996 8.3cummins water pump plastic blades?
Hi all,
Original 1996 made in england water pump leaking from weep hole. Picked up this new cummins water pump from SLC sales/service.
$189 plus 3 new cap bolts. Should I be concerned withthe new design with plastic impeller,instead of metal?
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Re: 1996 8.3cummins water pump plastic blades?
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I for one................ would not use one with a plastic impeller unless there was no other choice.
bought ours from US Motor Works ......... part #3802081, steel impeller.

  • bbeane
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Don't know about the plastic impeller. However Cummins must think its ok.

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Thanks for your replies. I've decided to install the Recommended Cummins pump for my engine number. New one is also made in England  like my original. Hoping 1 year warranty is way longer.  Lol

  • John44
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Probably better then China.