[200q20v] fuel link leak under pass front door

Chris Covington malth at umich.edu
Fri Dec 7 21:52:06 EST 2001

Thanks Bernie, I think I'm going to go with the compression coupling idea
if I can find one, if not I'll go the rubber tube and hose clamps
ghetto route.  Does anyone know the exact OD of that fuel line?  Probably
some exotic metric size that the plumbing shop or whatever shop won't

'91 200q20v

On Fri, 7 Dec 2001, Bernie Benz wrote:

> 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
> max.
> Bernie
> > 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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