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What is the name of the hose that comes out of the oil fill?

What is the name of the hose that comes out of the oil fill in a Dodge Ram 1500 V8 5.7L Hemi truck? Mine is disintegrated and leaking oil. I want to replace it, but I can't find a drawing or part ...
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Can I leave the fuel filter hose, EVAP line and all the electric lines disconnected overnight outside?

I'm in the middle of having to drop my tank to change the fuel pump but dont have enough time to finish the job before it starts to rain tonight and tomorrow. Is it safe to leave all those hoses and ...
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Can a vibrating rubber hose safely rest again a stationary smaller metal line?

I've recently had an AC system repair done on my car, since the AC clutch coil thermal fuse went out without a reason, and the compressor needed a new coil or it wouldn't operate at all. However, i'm ...
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Can I use 3/4“ or 5/8” heater hose instead of 18 mm?

I have a '94 Honda VFR and two of the coolant hoses are 18 mm ID. 18 mm is a very unusual ID, and it would be easier to for me to go to the auto parts store and get a size they have in stock, which ...
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Is it okay to wipe rubber hoses with WD-40?

A mechanic recently performed a vehicle repair for me. After he was done, he took a rag, sprayed lots of WD-40 on it, and rubbed it onto several of the hoses in the engine compartment (ex. power ...
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2011 Insignia 2.0 Diesel. Limp mode, with ECL, but no fault codes

I recently changed out the turbo hose as it was split. It had not been idling well, wit hthe revs jumping up and down at idle. It threw out a P2282 code, so after a bit of research checked the hose ...
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Tools for changing hydraulic hoses on Deutz 6250

I have a problem with the hydraulic coupling on the auxiliary hydraulics on my tractor. There are 4 lines that connect in a very small area. The required 26 mm 1 1/16" wrench can't turn the ...
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Nissan Tiida hatchback how to put back water hose of back window's glass

I have next issue: a hose of the rear window washer fell off and I have no idea how to put it back. I tried just shove it back by force but without result. Looks like it has a clever way to put the ...
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Unknown Leaking Hose behind Volvo engine

There's a hose behind the engine that connects to some fitting that passes through the firewall on an old Volvo XC90 that seems to be leaking oil. I can't identify what that part is. Does power ...
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue disconnected coolant hose

We got this car really cheap from a friend since it leaks coolant (it runs out in about ten minutes of driving). My wife noticed the other day this hose that is not connected to anything (shown below) ...
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What is the purpose of this hose?

Context: For the last month I noticed that my car (2003 Mazda 2 [DY], petrol) had some issues accelerating, especially between 2000 and 3000 rpm in lower gears. I had this before and it got fixed by ...
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How to choose replacement hoses

I'm doing a couple major repairs on my car right now (about half way done). It required removing a lot of hoses. I'd like to replace a lot of them while they are off (or soon going to be off). I ...
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Flat / collapsed upper radiator hose!

I have changed my radiator cap couple of months ago with an original OEM one. The older one had a broken sealant which caused engine over heating. Now, i have no heating problems but after the engine ...
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What is the metal brace on this rubber hose? How important is it?

I'm replacing a rubber return power steering hose on my 2004 Honda CRV. I noticed the old one had some kind of metal brace on it. Is this just so it retains the curved shape? The replacement hose I ...
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2007 Maxima transmission lines hose clamp size

I just replaced the radiator on my 2007 Nissan Maxima and the 2 transmission hose clamps were rusted and cracked. I would like to replace them, but I don't know what size they are. Anyone have this ...
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Water leak from busted hoae [duplicate]

I need to drive one mile is it ok to drive car. When I pour water in and also add to reservoir the water leaks out immediately. Thanks
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My old Crown Vic will not hold coolant. It runs straight through. Can't get to mechanic til jan. 1st

I just want to know if I can use my car only for emergencies up until I can get it checked on 1 January. If it is going to be alright just sitting there, or do I need to run antifreeze through there ...
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Best sealant to use for metal oil cooler hose into oil cooler

I have just spent 14+ hours under my SAAB removing and replacing two oil cooler hoses, one tap of a hammer on a punch on a hose pipe flange at a time. That doesn't count all the research time prior ...
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Differences between these power steering pressure hose options?

These are 2 results from a search for es300 power steering pressure hose - on the same site, and by the same manufacturer. CARQUEST Power Steering 16MM Banjo x 16MM Female O-Ring CARQUEST Power ...
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1998 Yamaha XTC750 Super Tenére carburetor air box is not lining up with the engine

My Super Tenére mentioned in this post is finally nearing completion, but now it's almost back together I'm thinking the frame must not have been quite straightened back to where it should have been. ...
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How to remove coolant hose from T piece

I noticed that on an Opel astra F some of the radiator hoses were connected to a T piece using a kind of hose clamp that's unfamiliar to me: There's no screw/spring or other hardware on the bottom. ...
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What is this hose that is leaking yellow/amber fluid?

I have a 2001 For Ranger 3.0L V6 engine. This hose started leaking after a 5 minute drive today. Its a fairly slow drip, and it is leaking yellow/amber colored fluid of medium viscosity (slightly more ...
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95 Integra: Broken Nipple to hose

While wrenching on the starter, my hand struck a small hose and it broke the nipple of (what I think is) the Evaporator Purge Control Diaphragm (EPCD): I am investigating alternatives to replacing ...
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My upper radiator hose is never pressurized but car never over heats…?

I'm stumped, it doesn't effect the car and no overheating or mechanical issues. Lower one is pressurized but not the top? 06 Impala police package. Do the police versions have bigger radiators and ...
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2007 fusion power stering hose keeps rupturing

I have a 2007 ford fusion and the power steering hose burst off. My husband fixed it easily by getting a new clamp, but then the other one actually ruptured. He went and bought a new hose and ...
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Fuel system hose routing - Triumph Bonneville

Can anybody help? I'm putting 2005 Triumph T100 Bonneville back together. I seem to have got confused with the hoses from the carbs and petrol tank and the tip over hose. Anybody know of a drawing ...
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OEM brake booster vacuum line replacement

While doing some emissions testing on my '96 Mitsubishi Eclipse, I noticed that the vacuum hose from the intake manifold to the brake booster was cracked and decided to replace it. The OEM one has a ...
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Is it OK to run a diesel engine with a blocked fuel injector return line?

Recently, a squirrel paid a visit to the engine compartment of my 1999 VW (it's a diesel 1.9 TDI). Besides leaving some crabapples as gifts, it chewed clean through one of the fuel injector return ...
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How to clean the mold inside the A/C drain hose? [duplicate]

I have a Toyota Corolla 2013. I know you can probably blow air or use a pen to clean the end of the A/C drain hose from underneath the car, but how can you clean the hose of the mold? Is there a safe ...
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Minor boost leak and shrill tone at peak boost: hose clamp, gasket or blow off valve?

Vehicle in question: 2004 Subaru WRX wagon. This weekend, I replaced the intercooler hose (y-shaped upset the intercooler), the throttle body hose and the blowoff valve hose (routes the over boost ...
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Disconnect cable and hose from cabin 1996 Toyota Rav4

What is this supposed to be connected to? It is screwed into the cabin wall. It seems to be a ground cable of some sort. Also is this hose supposed to be just open like that? This is from the ...
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White smoke is coming from my engine. how do i find out what it is?

I own a 92 chevy lumina, when i drive or let it run for a little bit it will smoke from underneath the upper radiator hose. it is not the actual radiator hose as i changed it thinking it was that. ...
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Spring vs worm gear clamps?

I understand spring clamps are convenient to use on smaller hoses. However, my Tacoma came with them on even larger hoses, such as the radiator hoses, that are, I believe 1.25" and I can't seem to ...
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Are there plugs for sale that are used to plug unused (thin) vacuum lines?

A bit of the background: I have a Mercedes that has a serpentine belt-driven air pump to help reduce smog in the exhaust. I heard this whole pump can be removed without causing any trouble, so I ...
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Is there a trick to easily removing stuck rubber hoses off fittings?

Is there a trick to easily removing stuck rubber hoses off fittings? I saw there is a tool like this but I'm afraid of tearing the hose with its point. Is there a better way?