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2001 Kia Rio

Won't pass inspection, paper says it has a vacuum leak. Where can that be? Would it be a hose I can change? I can't afford to take it to a garage, I want to try to fix it, but don't know how to tell where it is.

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    Candy Poulin McGee Sep 01, 2008

    Checked all the hoses and there doesn't seem to be a leak there.

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A vacum leak... this is when the engine has an area that is taking air into, like a crak on th e intake manifold or a missing pcv valve. Usally there is a diagram under the hood that will identify the vaccum hoses on the intake body and where they are located.

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