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What is the name of the hose that cools your exhaust header down. its runs directly from the air inake to the header.

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    what size engine? 4 cyl or v6.

    steel pipe?

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    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Year , make model & engine please?

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Manifold hot air tube. Hope this helps

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There are aftermarket products like Thermal mats to repeal heat or exhaust wraps which can reduce heat from an exhaust header. Some people have made fuel coils to place over A/C dryers and use the A/C to cool the fuel. It works, but really is rerouting the fuel line.

Old school tricks like attaching Wooden clothespins with spring clips directly on the fuelline,and putting fuel lines inside old A/C finned tubing are 2 ideas. They increase surface area and dissipate heat.

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Sometimes this bleed method is not enough.
Bleed air out of the very top water hoses on the engine (when cold!) whilst filling. Then run the engine for a short time, check tank level again and if required refill when cool enough to be safe, repeat this if water level drops in tank again. When water level in header tank stays constant run the car up to full temp. and see if problem is fixed. Then check level again when cool.

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Also - check the vacuum hoses under the battery for corrosion.

P0410 indicates an A.I.R. system malfunction per the title of your post. Specifically it means the PCM determined the heated O2 sensors voltages did not respond within the allotted time. They have to fall below 222 mV in < 1.3 seconds on both banks during closed loop operation. Or the short term fuel trim did not change more than a predetermined amount.

The above will cause the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) to come on. If after 3 consecutive ignition cycles where the diagnostic runs and passes it will go out.

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The car will run fine with the system inoperative. It only runs during startup to help the CATs light off faster. It does this by injecting air into the exhaust.

The pump is located inside the front fascia on the drivers side. You'll find its intake connected to the engines air intake. It's a small squarish box. The plumbing goes into each header. (The small tubes that come off the headers) There are also two check valves the prevent exhaust gasses from entering the AIR system plumbing. They are located next to those connections on the headers where the AIR plumbing attaches. If one of them goes bad you will get a P1415 or P1416 code. (Fairly common with aftermarket headers).

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