[Vwdiesel] leaking injection pump

brian gochnauer brian at gochnauer.net
Fri Sep 11 17:46:20 PDT 2009

I think you mean www.dieselvw.com , I haven't purchased a pump, but I have
purchased pump seal kits and lots of other stuff from them and all was good
quality, including timing belts and bearings. Contemplating getting the $450
turbo kit form my '90 Jetta.

On 9/11/09, Dave <vwzoo at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been writing you off and on about getting my diesel running for my
> 16 year old. It has been on the road for about 3 weeks and it runs great,
> the only problem has been sometimes the idle would race when you came up to
> a stop. I had noticed occasionally a little puddle of fuel under the car and
> couldn't see where it was coming from, but I have to admit I wasn't getting
> the mileage that I should be getting. My son parked the car at a public
> parking or commuter lot and left it over night. I came to pick him up
> tonight and there was a large puddle under the car. I had him start it up
> and watched with a flash light and I could see fuel dripping from under the
> pump. The car starts good, runs great, but it's dripping fuel. I  am certain
> it's not the injectors or the fuel lines. So I am looking at replacing the
> pump. I have two old one's I have lying in my garage that I have had for
> about 10 years that come from running cars. My mechanic told me that they
> would be just a waste of time using them because the seals would be shot
> them setting that long. What do you guys think? If I end up replacing the
> pump could you guys recomend a good shop I could order one from. I saw on
> the internet a place vwdiesel.com. They offer a pump $370 with $150 of
> that being core, but I know cheap is not always better.
> Thanks
> Dave
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