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    ALH parked for a week and dumped fuel on the ground. Now won't start.

    New IP head o-ring fixed everything. Thanks for the help guys.
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    ALH parked for a week and dumped fuel on the ground. Now won't start.

    On the ALH (my car) there is that plastic coolant pipe and some hoses below. Good call, I will inspect them for any damage from the fuel.
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    ALH parked for a week and dumped fuel on the ground. Now won't start.

    Here's the kit I just bought. Apparently the kit comes with some very detailed instructions so that's nice. https://www.dieselgeek.com/Viton_Pump_Head_O_Ring_Seal_Kit_p/pmp-viton.htm
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    ALH parked for a week and dumped fuel on the ground. Now won't start.

    Awesome, thanks guys. I'll look for the part tonight when I get home.
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    ALH parked for a week and dumped fuel on the ground. Now won't start.

    UPDATE: If I pressurize the pump with 10psi of compressed air, it spews diesel bubbles from the interface shown below in yellow. I'm preeettttty sure it shouldn't do this, lol. Does this have a replaceable gasket in it? Where do I buy the parts to fix this? Thanks!
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    ALH parked for a week and dumped fuel on the ground. Now won't start.

    Hey guys, I parked my car for a week or so and today when I went to start it, it just cranked and cranked. So I rolled the car backwards and saw that there's a large diesel puddle on the ground under the injection pump/fuel filter area. My engine bay is really dirty , but it looks like the...
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    Car has no power. Maybe MAF issue, don't want to throw parts at it.... help meeeeee!

    Amazon prime has genuine Bosch MAFs (sold by Bosch) with prime shipping for $76! :D:D https://www.amazon.com/Bosch-Original-Equipment-0281002757-Sensor/dp/B0049PPB8S/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1505136637&sr=8-1&keywords=0281002757
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    Car has no power. Maybe MAF issue, don't want to throw parts at it.... help meeeeee!

    A new MAF fixed my car. I'm pretty embarrassed that I made such ado about nothing, lol. Thanks for all the help everyone!
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    Car has no power. Maybe MAF issue, don't want to throw parts at it.... help meeeeee!

    This contradicts the info on myturbodiesel's site and confirms what I saw in my car so thats a bit of a relief. Thanks!
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    Car has no power. Maybe MAF issue, don't want to throw parts at it.... help meeeeee!

    UPDATE: I just went ahead a bit the bullet, have a MAF sensor coming to me via Amazon prime. If it doesn't fix it I can just return it with no hassle. I will update with the results. Should be tomorrow evening.
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    Car has no power. Maybe MAF issue, don't want to throw parts at it.... help meeeeee!

    Good to know they can just fail like that. Thanks!
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    Car has no power. Maybe MAF issue, don't want to throw parts at it.... help meeeeee!

    Driving with the MAF disconnected is better "50hp" mode instead of "25hp" mode. However, the car defaults to the same thing after driving for a bit, even with the MAF connected, as soon as I exceed some certain RPM around 3k it defaults to 550mg/stroke which is the same as if I didn't have the...
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    Car has no power. Maybe MAF issue, don't want to throw parts at it.... help meeeeee!

    I visually checked them and even pulled a few off to check the ends, and everything looked fine. I replace my vacuum lines pretty religiously. I also checked by shutting off the car and then after a bit of time, pulled the line off the vacuum ressy and it had held its vacuum in there so I'm...
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    Car has no power. Maybe MAF issue, don't want to throw parts at it.... help meeeeee!

    With the ignition on but the car off, I see 1275. When I turn the engine on and let it idle, this drops to either 5 or 10. If I rev the engine it drops to 0mg/stroke. If I drive the car and rev past some RPM (maybe 3k?) then it defaults to 550mg/stroke and goes from 25 horsepower to 50...
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    Car has no power. Maybe MAF issue, don't want to throw parts at it.... help meeeeee!

    I've got a co-worker with a Jetta wagon TDI (ALH) and I'm going to try to convince him to let me borrow his MAF to see if it works in my car before I go dropping $115+ on a new one. I can also test continuity between MAF pin #3 and chassis ground on his car and see if that should be or not...
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