Fwd: IC Hose comes off... put it back on and I'm not so sure

hayes myers hayesmyers at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 09:01:10 PDT 2009

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From: hayes myers <hayesmyers at gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 12:00 PM
Subject: Re: IC Hose comes off... put it back on and I'm not so sure
To: Brett Dikeman <brett.dikeman at gmail.com>

This hose connects to the bottom of the intercooler... same size hoze as the
one at the top.  The filter lines the walls of about a 5" section of
hose...this section is clamped to two other sections...one to the
intercooler and one i would imagine from the turbo exhaust.?

On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 11:52 AM, Brett Dikeman <brett.dikeman at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 11:31 AM, hayes myers <hayesmyers at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > i have a three piece hose inplace... which has a foam filter in the
> middle.
> > is this a catchcan? so three piece pipe basically. yeah i'm gonna take it
> > off and put it back on. good placet ot start.
> Nothing in the entire intake system from air filter to the intake
> manifold has a "foam filter in the middle."
> The only thing I can think of that could match your description would
> be part of the crankcase breather system.  That hose does commonly
> fail with age, turning mushy-soft and either collapsing or breaking
> apart.  If it starts leaking, it introduces a big vacuum leak.
> Brett

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