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What on earth is this in my A4 engine bay!?

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Tobiasnugent, Feb 15, 2011.

  1. Tobiasnugent
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    [Feb 15, 2011]
    I really hope you guys can tell me what this is, ill let the pictures do the talking.

    But its glass and gets diesel in it!

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    [Feb 15, 2011]
    its a bomb
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    thanks for the helpful response :)
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    errr diesel filter ?
    or a pump
    iv had a few diesels and never seen 1
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    I think its a pump but wonder why its there, im thinking mayb the fuel pumps failed and they put that there as an alternative
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    could be unplug it
    if it dont run its a pump
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    [Feb 15, 2011]
    I'd say it's a lift pump with water trap. It's not supposed to be there, it's been added.

    What engine do you have? 1.9 or 2.5?
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    i have the 2.5
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