[Vwdiesel] Bubbles in fuel

Michael Snow mwsnow at cox.net
Thu Feb 20 13:04:36 EST 2003

Al Stumbaugh wrote:

> For bubbles in the fuel stream and loss
> of pump prime, would it be possible to
> pressurize the fuel system with low
> pressure air, then go around with a
> brush and soapy water and look for
> bubbles?

When this happened to me, it was a rubber fuel line between the tank and
the filter going bad and becoming porous.  It was one of the hoses that
looks like braided cloth on the outside.  No fuel seeped through to the
outside, but it would let air in.  Cost under a dollar to repair.

Mike Snow

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