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Vacuum Leak on 5.0 - Underneath Battery

Discussion in 'Stock 1995 - 2001 Explorers' started by JonnyRock, July 10, 2011.

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  1. JonnyRock

    JonnyRock New Member

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    Hey guys,

    I've recently identified a vacuum leak (loud hiss, idle surging) coming from one of two fittings underneath the battery. Can someone tell me what is located there? I can make out "valve" marked on one of the lines, but I'm having trouble identifying what it is.

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  3. Turdle

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    That is one of the vacuum purge valves. Look to see if battery liquid dripped down and melted a hole in the lines-
     
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    Thanks, looking up from the bottom, it does appear to be wet, I'll pull back the fender shroud and see what I can see.
     
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    Removing the inner fender is pretty easy, and will make a world of difference.
     






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