I broke the fuel line!!! Help!
Stephane.Livolsi at investorsgroup.com
Thu Nov 23 14:09:30 EST 2000
I am sure you can fix it with rubber fuel line as I have done it myself, BUT
1. Make sure it is HIGH PRESSURE Fuel injection line
2. I would double clamp at each end.
HTH and good luck.
> From: Martin Suryadarma[SMTP:msuryadarma at wesleyan.edu]
> Sent: November 23, 2000 9:33 AM
> To: quattro at audifans.com
> Subject: I broke the fuel line!!! Help!
> Hi everyone.
> I was changing my 89 Audi 100's fuel filter this morning with a friend.
> I accidentally broke one of the fuel lines. It's the one on the right side
> of the filter if you're standing in front of the car facing the engine
> I also found out that it's metal. I'm thinking of getting a rubber hose or
> some sort and push it inside the broken pipe for emergency fix. Is that a
> good idea?
> For replacing the fuel line itself, how hard is it? I looked in the family
> album and it doesn't seem that long, but I'm not sure. If I can replace it
> without going under the car, that would be even better.
> The parts number is 443-201-529 R and 443-201-529 C. Not sure why there
> two part numbers.
> Any help is greatly appreciated as always. Thanks a lot! Happy
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