Gasoline Fuel System Problems of Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf owners have reported 29 gasoline fuel system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 6 most common gasoline fuel system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's fuel pump (13 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's gasoline fuel system (7 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Gasoline Fuel System related problems of Volkswagen Golf

  Recently reported Gasoline Fuel System problems of Volkswagen Golf

The Fuel Pump problem

During regular slow traffic driving conditions my 2011 Volkswagen Golf tdi displayed the "engine control malfunction" light on my instrument panel. I quickly pulled over and turned off the engine. After waiting several minutes I started the vehicle again and the light turned off.   Read details...

The Gasoline Fuel System problem

When exiting the freeway, the fuel lift pump died and the car stalled on the exit ramp at 55 mph. I lost control of power brakes and power steering but was able to coast off the ramp to the stop light at the end of the ramp.   Read details...

The Fuel Hoses Lines/piping And Fittings problem

I noticed a strong smell of diesel fuel while driving my car. Next I noticed smoke coming out from under the hood. I took my car to autohaus in royal oak, mi where they diagnosed the problem as a leak in the return fuel line.   Read details...

The Fuel Injection problem

While driving at 55 mph engine lost all power, no warning, consumer could not start car until 10 minutes later, and this happened twice. Mechanic said relay has failed.   Read details...

The Fuel Delivery problem

These 2 items concerned me greatly as to the safety of the vehicle. The plastic fuel line failed due to cold weather, below zero, and being hit by slush ball from a truck. Had the fuel line been metal, there would have been no failure. The second item, the headlights is more critical.   Read details...

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