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VACUM HOSE FROM MOTOR SPLIT, RUNNING ROUGH, BAD ODOR IN VENTS

PVC HOSE BROKE COMING FROM MOTOR, NOW IT HAS A BAD SMELL AND IS RUNNING VERY ROUGH. THE HOSE HAD THICK YELLOW OOZE INSIDE IT.

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  • ganster_shar Jan 15, 2009

    car is not drivable. will crank but skips and lunges. battery and oil light come on and has grey smoke coming from tail pipe.

  • ganster_shar Jan 19, 2009

    Thank you for the solution. I am glad that someone knew what that might be in the hose.

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Return it to your local dealer, there is a recall out on this

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

  • nigelscott20 Jan 16, 2009

    sorry Miss read your question, these operate on a closed system so the will act up it it is broken, the deposit you can see inside the pipe is emulsified oil, replace the pipe and this will probably cure it

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