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      Sorry to revive this old post but ever since my...

      Sorry to revive this old post but ever since my last post I went through a few more fuel pumps. One problem was that the alternator was bad and not providing enough voltage to keep the battery...
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      pull up the back passengers side seat and open...

      pull up the back passengers side seat and open the fuel pump access cover. Drive around for a bit with all your windows up and the radio off. Best to do it at night so not a lot of noise and not much...
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      Yes you are correct.
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      I believe the hose you are talking about is the...

      I believe the hose you are talking about is the small hose that goes from the intake manifold to the evap purge line. Mine was gone when I bought my car used. Used some clear hard plastic tubing to...
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      Mostly because I am stubborn...

      Mostly because I am stubborn...
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      I found out the problem and it is not my car. It...

      I found out the problem and it is not my car. It is the pump and here is what it is doing. It is a "safety" feature that keeps the pump pumping if the supply line to the engine gets blocked. This one...
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      Decided to go with another brand. Ordered an...

      Decided to go with another brand. Ordered an Airtex E8424M. Will be delivered this weekend. :banghead: Will be returning both Beck Arnley brand pumps back to Amazon.com.
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      I appreciate the responses. My problem is...

      I appreciate the responses. My problem is completely fuel related. The car runs superb when the gas is above 1/4. When it gets to exactly 1/4 the car acts like it is starved from fuel and dies. Many...
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      Well the 1/4 tank issue continues! Thought it was...

      Well the 1/4 tank issue continues! Thought it was a venting / breathing issue with the tank. It even dies at 1/4 tank with the gas cap loose. VW service cant figure it out. I have also been chatting...
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      It sounds like something is shorted out sending...

      It sounds like something is shorted out sending voltage to the relay coil closing the relay contact causing the pump to run. Check to see if you have voltage to any of the points where the relay...
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      Fuel pressure retention valve.

      I have searched far and wide but have had no success. Does anyone know the part number for the fuel pressure retention valve for a jetta 2.8L 24V BDF engine? The one that sits just behind the fuel...
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      Turns out that my original problem was 2 problems...

      Turns out that my original problem was 2 problems combined into 1 without me knowing it. The other problem is that at random times while using cruise control at freeway speeds, the car will start...
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      OK so I have fixed the dreaded 1/4 tank issue! VW...

      OK so I have fixed the dreaded 1/4 tank issue! VW had it for 8 hours today and couldn't get it to die. They are full of it because when I picked it up, it died on me 2 times driving it home which is...
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      Do you have a multimeter that can test ohms /...

      Do you have a multimeter that can test ohms / continuity?
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      Mine was broken as well. I cut the factory...

      Mine was broken as well. I cut the factory plastic connectors off and used 3/4 heater hose and hose clamps. I reused the t part as well. Was fixed for 15 dollars.
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      Yes the alternator on these cars is supposed to...

      Yes the alternator on these cars is supposed to be 120 amp. I would make sure the one you have is the correct amperage.
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      Have you checked the SAI pump relay for proper...

      Have you checked the SAI pump relay for proper function? It might be faulty. Under the hood near the firewall mid right is a black box. The relay is the one with "100" printed on it. I would start by...
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      I replaced the hose that goes from the purge...

      I replaced the hose that goes from the purge valve line to the breather hose because it was broken. It is idling and driving better after this and the engine doesn't bog down anymore at random times...
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      Well it seems that I have the dreaded 1/4 tank or...

      Well it seems that I have the dreaded 1/4 tank or less stalling issue. It died on me again today.
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