[Vwdiesel] Fw: leaking injection pump

Dave vwzoo at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 11 17:18:57 PDT 2009

actually the website for the injection pump was http://www.dieselvw.com/

--- On Fri, 9/11/09, Dave <vwzoo at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Dave <vwzoo at yahoo.com>
> Subject: leaking injection pump
> To: vwdiesel at vwfans.com
> Date: Friday, September 11, 2009, 8:14 PM
> 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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