[Vwdiesel] Still chasing an air leak, only there now when engine is hot
mark at shepher.fsnet.co.uk
Wed Oct 10 13:32:22 PDT 2007
Could the air leak after warming occur because the rigid tube from filter to
I/P is not a good fit on the 'barb'. Try flexing where pipe joins filter
when warm or otherwise when running..
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From: "82 Diesel Westy" <dieselwesty at yahoo.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2007 6:16 PM
Subject: [Vwdiesel] Still chasing an air leak,only there now when engine is
> So, my fuel line air leak is only there when the motor
> is warmed up, when starting cold and for the first 5
> minutes or so around town, no stumble, no bubbles.
> But, when the engine compartment is heated up, the
> bubbles slowly come back.
> My air leak is being caused by heat expansion and the
> source is somewhere in the engine compartment??
> Anyone agree or not?
> Thanks, Bryan
> Bryan Belman, Pt Pleasant, NJ
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