[200q20v] fuel link leak under pass front door

Bernie Benz b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Fri Dec 7 17:07:33 EST 2001

Cut the tube at the leak and slip a compression coupling over the area.

Trying to flare old rusty tubing, as some have suggested, is IMO a bad deal,
doomed to failure, just cut with a tubing cutter.  Rubber tube and hose
clamps would be an OK fix also, as the pressure is not great, aboout 50 psi


> From: Chris Covington <malth at umich.edu>
> Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2001 17:40:55 -0500 (EST)
> To: <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Cc: <quattro at audifans.com>, <s-car-list at yahoogroups.com>
> Subject: [200q20v] fuel link leak under pass front door
> Since changing the injectors and fuel filter, I've developed a leak at the
> rubber grommet that suspends the fuel line underneath the passenger side
> door.  I guess the line rusted inside that rubber grommet, and is now
> leaking.  Anyway, is there any way that I can patch this or maybe run a
> ferrel (sp?) connector around before the leaks with new line?  I'd like to
> not have to replace the whole line, as it only leaks in one section.  Is
> there some kind of kit for this ala the S4/S6 fuel line recall?
> Chris
> '91 200q20v
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