Q: VW CC 2010 Sport has pressur fuel too low code. How much is it to replace high pressure fuel pump

asked by on

I have a VW CC 2010 Sport. Last we my car was stalled while I'm driving back home cause the brake system locked down my car. Then I had to get it towed back home. It ran fine after sitting a night home and I don't know why. So I made an appointment to the automotive I know. Then, on the way there, the car stalled again, and could not get back on. Some people tried to jump it with cable but nothing positively happened. After checking my car, the mechanic say the worst case it would have to pay up to $1800 to replace my high pressure fuel pump. However, when I checked the online part, it only costs around &200-$350. I wonder why his quote is too expensive and is there any change that would make it cheaper to be fixed? He is still diagnosing my car. Thank you so much.

My car has 120000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi There, It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem in getting the proper amount of fuel to the fuel injectors. As you know, when you turn the key to on, the fuel pump is activated and the fuel system is primed with fuel at a specific pressure in order to supply the fuel injectors with enough fuel to start the motor. When this is less than what is needed in order for the motor to fire or in some cases higher than normal, you may notice an erratic fluctuation in engine RPMs, hard starting or a lack of power when accelerating as the engine may be starved for fuel if insufficient fuel pressure exists in the fuel system. This can happen when the pump itself is not working properly or when the fuel pressure regulator is not maintaining the proper fuel pressure in the fuel system causing the engine to starve for fuel. This can also happen when there is insufficient connectivity to the fuel injectors which can cause an intermittent fuel spray pattern into the intake system resulting in a lean fuel condition or the motor otherwise starving for fuel. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your location to diagnose your fuel system.

Was this answer helpful?
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. VW CC 2010 Sport has pressur fuel too low code. How much is it to replace high pressure fuel pump

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: I recently replaced the battery in my vehicle; after replacing the battery the car horn completely stopped working.

To diagnose this you can check for battery voltage at the horn terminals when you activate the horn button. If voltage is present, the horn is defective. If no voltage is present, trace the circuit back to the battery and...

Q: Q: Engine vibration

Hello, thanks for writing in about your Volkswagen Passat. You should scan the engine computer to see if you are getting a misfire code for one of the cylinders. From what you've described you may have a defective coil or...

Q: I just bought a used 2011 VW cc 2.0 and I am having problems the EPC and motor light keeps coming on 2011 VW CC

Hello - the Electronic Power Control (EPC) light is a catch-all of sorts, representing some problem (engine, transmission, wheel speed management - incl. brakes, etc.) that could affect the ability to control power to any wheel on the vehicle. The...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...