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help find vacuum leak?/stupid human tricks revisited
In message <199706161917.PAA11085@hammurabi.nh.ultra.net> Huw Powell writes:
>> Audi recommend (but not in North America, or they might get sued) an unlit
>> propane torch.
> After all the jeers when I suggested it months back, it was refreshing for
> me to find, in a troubleshooting column in some 8 page industry rag (for
> auto repair shops) a reference to the "standard propane method" of finding
> vacuum leaks. Just do it outside, wear goggles and gloves, and make sure
> there's film in the camera....
I'll go with the "outside", or at least well ventilated. But the torch only
needs to be on a low setting, and there aren't many open spark areas in an Audi
engine bay. Really works, though, especially on the mass sensor to turbo hose.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club