Lmy mk5 golf gti had engine managment light on and could smell petrol now the light has gone off but can still smell fuel any ideas please

20

Asked by Feb 22, 2015 at 12:32 PM about the 2006 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

105

The code for the CEL may still be in the ECU, go to an Autozone and have them connect an ODB2 sensor to pull the code, this will get you right to the center of the problem. Could be an exhaust leak throwing off the oxygen sensors, giving off an exhaust/gas smell. Could be worse, could be a fuel leak at the tank/line/engine, check for any leaks. Best thing you can do is try to pull the code.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Volkswagen GTI Questions

Volkswagen GTI Experts

#1 case
case
Reputation 1,030
#2 Daragh
Daragh
Reputation 420
#3 sactocharlie56
sactocharlie56
Reputation 400
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Golf
57 Great Deals out of 3,635 listings starting at $1,600
Used Volkswagen Jetta
458 Great Deals out of 42,566 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Civic
814 Great Deals out of 88,107 listings starting at $1,299
Used BMW 3 Series
941 Great Deals out of 30,258 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Mustang
543 Great Deals out of 45,845 listings starting at $1,999
Used Subaru Impreza WRX
47 Great Deals out of 1,277 listings starting at $3,000
Used Ford Focus
627 Great Deals out of 57,258 listings starting at $795
Used Audi A4
291 Great Deals out of 10,505 listings starting at $1,200
Used Subaru Impreza WRX STi
28 Great Deals out of 613 listings starting at $10,990
Used Volkswagen Passat
257 Great Deals out of 24,992 listings starting at $999
Used Mazda MAZDA3
283 Great Deals out of 32,563 listings starting at $1,300
Used Mazda MAZDASPEED3
13 Great Deals out of 304 listings starting at $4,500

Used Cars For Sale

2013 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 12 listings starting at $14,230

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.