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Where does the fresh air snorkel connect to the valve cover on a 2006 Pontiac torrent? Check engine light is on (P0171 code)?

Check engine light was on so I brought it to the dealer. They said that the fresh air snorkel was disconnected at the valve cover. They reconnected it and the CEL went out. Well the light came back on and I would like to reconnect the hose rather than bring it back to the dealer, but I can't find it. If someone could point me in the right direction, I would really appreciate it!

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I believe the one your describing goes from the air inlet tube assy. , up and over the throttle body and goes to the top of the valve cover, under the ignition module (firewall side). If you already paid the dealer to fix this, take it back under warranty,

Posted on May 13, 2014

Testimonial: "I would bring it back to the dealer, but it was over a year ago.. You were right on the money with the location, and it had come loose. Should I reset the codes after reconnecting it? If no, approximately how long will I have to drive it before the CEL goes out? Thanks for your help, much appreciated!"

  • George Zafiris May 14, 2014

    Yes, you should have the codes cleared in the event any new problems that may arrise, you can be warned .

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