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Air is escaping from a very small pipe which seems to be disconnected or broke from its housing which is located at the right hand side to the rear of the engine what is this pipe for and what is the housing it is connected to?

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Very same problem here. does it effect your car in anyway.
i have a bmw e46 coupe 318. and recently the tempreture raises and drops as soon as i put the heater on.
please reply asap i need to know if there is a link

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