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Old 10-25-2015, 02:53 PM   #1
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Bone headed Move- Damage Question

Greetings All:

I was doing my 13th annual winter storage prep routine today for the 'Box and in the process of changing the oil and filter (actually getting the car on jackstands first), I inadvertently placed the front passenger jackstand a couple of inches shy of the support mount without noticing it. When I went to get the car off the stands, I noticed that the stand had pinched almost completely one of two approximately 1" diameter tubes (the one closest to the outside) that runs from head to tail on the car.

I am guesting that this tube is a conduit that carries something within like a brake, radiator or electric line. After a short 6 mile drive to my storage facility (my mother in law's) , nothing was leaking and the car seemed to drive as normal.

Can anyone tell me what I crushed so I know if I need to get a repair planned next spring? Thanks.

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Old 10-25-2015, 03:44 PM   #2
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A/C lines? I believe that is what runs along the passenger side.


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Old 10-25-2015, 03:46 PM   #3
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Cool Damage question

Steve,

With no obvious fluid leak on the ground. A check on your A/C lines would be next ?
Otherwise, just hope that the line did not get crushed completely.l


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The coolant lines are located in the center tunnel and the brake lines are definitely not 1" in diameter, so it is most likely an A/C line. Have the A/C tested.
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Old 10-26-2015, 09:29 AM   #5
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2 black lines running close to the pass side rocker about 1.5" apart?? Those are the AC lines from compressor to the condenser at the front.
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