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Vacuum hose boot doesn't "snap" on, like a spark plug boot would (the inside part is missing) what can I do to keep it from coming off? It just fits on loosely, so I continue to get the "check engine" light. I take the ground wire off of the battery to reset the "check engine" light, but it keeps coming back on after driving it for a while. The car is a 1999 Taurus.

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Try an auto parts store that stocks a wide variety of boots that may replace the current boot or hose which isn't fitting correctly, causing a vacuum leak, causing the check engine light.

May have to cut off a portion of the old hose or boot to rejoin using aftermarket rubber vacuum hose parts.

Good luck on this repair.

Posted on Oct 07, 2010


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