Vehicles Using Biofuels May Have Injection Pump Failures on Volkswagen Golf TDI

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Cars using biofuel typically have problems with injection pump failures; symptoms can include a "no start" condition or external pump leaks.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 124,666 (50,000–204,000)
Engine affected: 1.9L 4 Cylinder Diesel Turbo
12 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
15 people reported this problem
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It will start for second an then die you can contiue to crank an run then die
Used some biofuel and had to replace fuel pump. Ouch.
Seals in Injection pump started leaking. Installing new seals as they leak.