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Hooting sound when driving

While driving my 1996 f 150 i notice on acceleration i hear a hooting sound dont really notice the sound when decelerating . if it is the fuel vapor return tube where exactly is it located ?

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I had a similar problem. Turned out it was a vacuum line on the firewall on the passenger's side had come off. When you accelerate, the line sucks air and makes that long "hooooooooooot" until you let off the gas. Have you noticed it's burning even MORE gas? You'll need a bright light, even in sunlight to see the lose hose line.

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