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Old 01-06-2012, 08:18 AM   #1
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Working on my throttle body and MAF sensor last weekend, I’ve noticed a small leak on the power steering fluid reservoir. Looking closely at the hose, I’ve notes a small crack right where the clamp is, I followed the hose and sow it is going nowhere (in other words, the other side of the hose is hanging loose in the air), so I assume it is some kind of a “breather”.
Is that small hose is suppose to be connected somewhere?
Can I just replace it with any type of other similar hose of better quality? (say silicone)
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Old 01-06-2012, 08:32 AM   #2
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The hose is an air vent line, and can be replaced with a similar length of any suitable hose made from materials that are resistant to power steering fluids.
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