Fuel System, Gasoline:Delivery:Fuel Pump
Fuel System, Gasoline:Delivery:Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings

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This investigation was opened on November 29, 2004, based on five consumer reports alleging fuel leaking from the fuel pump.by letter of April 14, 2004, Volkswagen of America (Volkswagen) notified the Agency that it will conduct a safety recall of 35,000 golf and Gti vehicles manufactured in wolfsburg germany for the North american market.the recalled vehicles are in model years 1999 and 2000 and are equipped with gasoline engines.Volkswagen has identified a condition in which the fuel supply line from the fuel delivery module (pump) to the fuel filter may come under tension. In this condition the fuel pump supply nipple can crack, resulting in a gasoline leak.Volkswagen dealers will inspect for tension on the fuel line and cracks in the fuel pump supply nipple.if tension is found in the line, it will be replaced with a revised line.if the fuel pump supply nipple is cracked, the line and the pump will be replaced.please see safety recall 05V154 for details.
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