[DML] Silicon hose under the intake manifold
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[DML] Silicon hose under the intake manifold



Rob & list,

1. Where would one buy the correct silicon hose & clamp for this location?
2. Does anyone have a write-up on the procedure to replace this?
3. Is there anything else I should check and/or replace while I'm at it?

I've replaced all of the hoses throughout my car except those under
the intake manifold and I do have a tiny, tiny leak coming from that
area. I figure it's time to get this job done.

Thanks,

-Ryan

On 3/5/06, rob@xxxxxxxxxxx <rob@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Harold is dead-on in advising using
> silicone hoses for the block pipe to water pump backing plate as you don't
> want to do that job twice in one year. A leak there has been known to cause
> the PVR engine block to fail over time. We've been using silicone hose there
> on all water pump replacements for well over twenty years and have never had
> to go back and re-tighten a silicone hose clamp. If you don't want to follow
> a yearly clamp tightening ritual then silicone hose with the correct clamps
> (no open slots for the worm gear) is the only way to go. Although expensive
> initially silicone hose will generally outlast the rest of your car!
>


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