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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
88,811 miles

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2004 Volkswagen Golf fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2004 Volkswagen Golf Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 082012


  • 88,811 miles


The contact owns a 2004 Volkswagen Golf. The contact stated that gasoline fuel fumes were emitted into the vehicle. The contact stated that after inspecting the vehicle, he noticed that there was a fuel leak. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure who did not offer any assistance since the vehicle was not included in any recalls. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 88,811.

- Whittier, CA, USA

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