Originally Posted by edbowles86
Do you think they should come apart easily enough if the three long bolts that connect it all together are cut at the head? I'm fairly limited in terms of tools - just have wrenchs, flat head screw driver to pry it apart and a dremel to cut.
It seems from the videos, that they normally fail due to how much corrosion builds up.
Thanks again for all the advice
The pump on the Sportback had to be repaired last year. The casing was corroded solid and eventually had to be sorted by Auto Torque.
Not cheap but repaired.