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Hole in the large hose under hood. Car is sputtering more and more frequently. Could this be why?

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I am assuming that it is not a water hose as you have not mentioned water leaks.

this would probably mean it is part of the engine breather system, or the vacuum hose for the brake servo.
a leak in eather of these would result in air being constantly drawn into the engine, giving a weak air/petrol mixture which will result in erratic performace and "spluttering".

replace the hose first.
if the problem persists after replacing the hose, feel free to write again.

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