Q: Gas fumes smell

asked by on

Can smell gas fumes at drivers side back door area of my 2008 Touareg and think I have a gas pump leak on the pump on that side. Have found no leaks under vehicle and it runs fine with no warnings from sensors. Does this sound like a fuel pump problem? If so, should both pumps be replaced?

My car has 101000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2008 Volkswagen Touareg. You need to call your nearest dealer to see if your vehicle is covered under a recall for the fuel line leakage problem. The recall number is 08V035000. Do not drive the vehicle and call your dealer as soon as possible.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Gas fumes smell

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: My power steering pressure hose is leaking a little bit from the top

You could possibly be covered under recall 12V222000 for the leaking power steering line leaking on to the exhaust. The leak can be a fire hazard and covered vehicles will have the leaking pressure line replaced. You should call your...

Q: How much would a complete coolant system cost to replace in a Passat. I'm having a really bad leak and I believe its the o-ring etc.

Billing question sent to CS for the cost to replace all the components in the cooling system in a 2004 Volkswagen Passat with a L4-1.8L Turbo engine.

Q: Iod Fuse / Check Engine Light

Your first order of business is to extract the problem codes which are driving the Check Engine light. Hesitation to start when cranking - if this is what you mean - could be a sign of a weak power supply...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...