[Vwdiesel] 1.6 td swap - leaky IP

gary gbangs at cfl.rr.com
Mon Jun 18 23:13:39 EDT 2007

One leaky seal does not mean a rebuilt pump!
The seal on the throttle shaft is nothing more than an o-ring.

I can be definitely be replaced in-car. I don't have the size off the
top of my head, but you can get the entire seal kit from your local
Bosch jobber(most big rig shops) for ~$27.


Evan O'Brien wrote:
> Just had a 1.6 td installed in my rabbit pickup and the accelerator
> linkage seal on the injection pump is leaking fuel at idle. The guy who
> sold it to me said that since I let the engine sit a year before
> installing it, the seal could be leaky, so he sprayed some BG in-force
> penetrating fluid on it and said that sometimes the seal will swell up
> after a few days of driving. If this doesn't work, can I simply replace
> the seal or do you think I will need to get the IP rebuilt?
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