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    v6 tdi leaky injector

    ive been smelling a whiff of derv around the car for a few days now and after having a look its pretty obvious that diesel is leaking from the injectors where the injector enters the head.One is deffinately worse than the rest, five of them are just damp but one is weeping. is it that there is a seal around them that needs replacing, if so do i just remove each injector and fit new seal then replace. Anything i should know about doing the job?

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    the engine is a 2.5 tdi qs 180 (ake)
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    I had a similar problem but it wasn't the injectors, it was the rubber overflow pipes that run between the injectors and eventually return the fuel flow that had perished and were leaking
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    thank for the heads up are these easy to replace or is it difficult, can you recall the cost?
    2.5tdi Avant Q S 180 - 19" RS6 reps - chrome mirrors - ambient light package - cruise and dis retrofit - chrome side repeaters - front sline lowr conversion with cupra r splitter - rear lower valance with twin cut outs and exhaust tips - rs4 rear antiroll bar - puddle and footwell lights - sline door blades - fully colour coded - b8 autodimming mirror on custom window adapter - geuine aero wiper upgrade - genuine heated mirror upgrade

 

 

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