[s-cars] air leak....poor performance
aaront at cox-internet.com
Mon May 9 11:00:59 EDT 2005
I found my leak under one of the plastic Xover pipe mounting tabs. The
plastic was cracked but hidden by the tab.
Worth a look...
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tony.curran at sympatico.ca
Sent: Monday, May 09, 2005 6:26 AM
To: Bill Clancy; s-car-list at audifans.com
Subject: Re: [s-cars] air leak....poor performance
The plastic x-over pipe has a metal ring inside where the MM hose clamps
down on it. This has been known to become dislodged and the plastic pipe
then disorts and pressure can escape. I believe this was reported by another
lister a few weeks ago.
Steel pipe from early model year is the way to go. I purchased one from
another lister that had FMIC'd their car.
Did this to my car a few weeks ago.
> From: "Bill Clancy" <clancybill at yahoo.com>
> Date: 2005/05/08 Sun PM 08:37:02 EST
> To: <s-car-list at audifans.com>
> Subject: [s-cars] air leak....poor performance
> Hello all
> I have had what sounds like an air leak for a couple months or so. I
have looked for it a few times but I cannot seem to find it. The
performance is poor -- feels like 75% of what I used to get, and I get
shitty gas mileage too.
> Can anyone suggest a place to look for it?
> I think I have ruled out:
> - the bypass valve (new again)
> - the michelin man hose (replaced with Samco and appears in tact)
> - the plastic hose before the michelin man hose (appears in tact)
> What other typical failures can cause an audible hissing noise at WOT?
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