Check Engine Light With no Drivablity Issue on Volkswagen Golf

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of evaporative (EVAP) emission failures and/or intake manifold vacuum leaks.

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Average mileage: 106,000 (52,000–150,000)
Exhaust & Emissions affected: Gasoline
9 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010
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problem details
1999 Volkswagen Golf 150,000 mi,
after pumping gas, the engine takes a few seconds to start. My mechanic checked the computer and got evap system problem
2002 Volkswagen Golf 116,000 mi,
evap causes cel to come on.