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Old 04-04-2010, 01:38 AM   #1
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Vacuum leak PO410

Question, I found the problem had it diaganostic tested how do I fix this my self??

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Old 04-04-2010, 07:31 AM   #2
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i have had two vacuum leaks recently fixed on my car, both were small plastic tubes that had worn/aged/cracked. you could see/hear them leaking when the engine cover was off...but i didn't chang eit out myself, my indie mechanic did.

each one was around $200 parts + labor. i believe one of them he sourced a used part off a parts car he has on his lot... so it was cheaper....

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Old 04-04-2010, 04:21 PM   #3
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vaccum leak

Thank you for the info I will check it out further i hope it's not the same issue
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Old 04-06-2010, 11:33 AM   #4
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If you don't know where the leak is, you can use an unlit propane torch to help locate it. The idle speed of the engine will change when you get close to the leak.

http://www.aa1car.com/library/vacleak.htm

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Old 04-06-2010, 12:14 PM   #5
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I had a vaccum leak. A porsche mechanic told me that my AOS was bad. I bought a new one and replaced it but still got code. Found out it was my brake booster hose (the one towards the front side of the engine on the left with the white looking ring) that had a hole in it. After that, I no longer got CEL. I still have my old AOS because I guess I was thinking that maybe it is still good afterall.

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