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I broke a plastic line and i don't know what it is.

When I was taking out the heater hoses and refrigerent line on the back firewall on the left side of the engine, i broke a small plastic line that that didn't know it was. It split off 3 ways, 1 came out of the engine, 1 went to a small device on the front right side of the grill when your looking at it, and the other went up below the windshield just to the left of the windshield wiper when your looking from at it from the front of the truck. I was wondering if u knew what that line was. When I started the truck up it souded alot quieter. So I was wondering u knew what that line was so I could go get a knew one. Thanks

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This line is most likely a source line going to the heater controls, vac. canister under the cowl and possibly the cruise control servo. If you plugged the line off, check the rest of the stuff I mentioned to see if it all works. Also look at the diagram under the hood that shows all od the vac. lines and where they are connected and where they go to.This is called a VECI label (vehicle emmissions control information)

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