Pierburg Vacuum Pump


This compact 12v vacuum pump is currently available for EV vacuum assist brake systems. It is a diaphragm pump which operates in either direction (not sensitive to input polarity). Case has 3-point vibration mounts. Manufactured by Pierburg, the pump is surplus and does include a power connector. A vacuum switch is required for EV brake system operation (link below).


  • Nominal Voltage: 12 Volts
  • Current in Free Flow: 3 Amps
  • Current Under Vacuum: 1.2 Amp
  • Maximum restricted vacuum: 23 In.Hg
  • 3/8" hose barb connection

Vacuum Switch


Included Components

  • Pump with 3/8" male hose barb
  • Connector with 8" leads