fuel smell

Peter Schulz pcschulz at comcast.net
Tue Apr 22 15:37:48 PDT 2008

Danger Will Robinson....

Our cars are at the age where the original crimped SS hoses can start leaking.
I had to replace the crimped SS hoses at the fuel filter with a 
section of fuel injection grade rubber (re enforced) hose and correct 
hose clamps...

Didn;t have to do the same for the FPR - But I replaced one with new 
oem (at $110) for the FPR to fuel rail hose.
Scott Downs had the same issue with a leak on the line - pictures 
here : http://www.quattro123.com/Audi200FuelPressureRegLine.htm

I also took all the braided hoses (one which started leaking at a 
crimp) to a hydraulics shop and had them re crimp the lot...
(I think that the rubber line shrinks over time)

What ever you do Ed, don't wait....


...At 03:20 PM 4/22/2008 -0600, Ed Kellock wrote:
>I'm beginning to smell a little fuel lately when I shut down the Avant
>and get out.  I think it's coming from the engine compartment.  I
>poked around in there a little bit once and I think I remember seeing
>some wetness around/near the FPR (kind of up underneath the intake
>manifold/water gallery area, right?).
>Are there any BTDT known issues in that area or should I go on a
>general hunt for fuel leaks/seeps?
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-Peter Schulz
Chelmsford Ma, USA

1995.5 S6 Avant Emerald/Ecru
1995.5 S6 Avant Silver/Platinum
1991 200 20v Q Avant Titan Grey (for sale)
1991 90 20v Q Red
1991 CQ silver  (eS2 recipient) 

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