Intake boot leak result?

Larry C Leung l.leung at
Sat Dec 29 00:12:37 EST 2001

It's past the airflow sensor plate, therefore it's un-measured air, i.e.
mixture is leaned out. If the leak is bad enough, not enough vacuum will
form to even pick up the sensor plate, therefore the engine stalls.


On Fri, 28 Dec 101 19:03:24 -0600 (CST) texactii at writes:
>I noticed mention of a power loss due to an intake boot leak
>on a 5000.  Would someone be so kind as to explain how a
>leak in the intake boot causes this affect.  I am not
>disagreeing with anyone, just wanting more education - intake
>boot goes from fuel distributor to throttle body, path for intake
>air, leak means more air going to throttle throat right or
>Tex Terry, II
>83 5kt sedan (non-quattro)
>Franklin, PA  USA

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