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found a loose vent tube

Discussion in 'Transmissions & Transfer Cases' started by Xeek, June 19, 2011.

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    1. Xeek

      Xeek Elite Explorer

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      i pulled my carpet to clean it today. so i decided to pull up the tranny access panel to see if i could find any lost bolts to the bolt gremlin.
      i noticed a tube attached to a bracket right under the panel with what looks like a trim panel push pin capping it off. and i jiggled the line and it was loose.i looked in the general area where it leads to and saw a nipple for a hose right there. no idea if its the tranny or the transfer case, its 3" back from the panel opening on the drivers side.
      i plugged in into the nipple and left the cap on. is that correct? or what needs to be done?

      i can take a pic if needed to further help describe it


      edit: pic for anyone that needs to know the same thing:
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      ok the haynes book shows it as the transfer case vent tube. but im not 100% sure its hooked to the right nipple or not. and no idea why they put a cap on it.

      ill take a pic when i get home later
       
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      already had lunch :p

      yay! lol. makes sense, but it just looks so out of place. looks just like a trim push pin with the spines to hold it in
       
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      That is how mine is, the one for the transfer case. The ones on the differentials are different, however.
       

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