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 Post subject: vacum leak
Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 4:23 am 
Parts Gopher
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Hi guys I was working on my brothers ef on the weekend and started motor the revs went up to about 2000 then came down slowly the was a audiable sound coming from the front of engine around the air con area apparntly is is very sluggish climbing hills etc how do you test for a vacum leak
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 Post subject: Re: vacum leak
Posted: Sat Aug 13, 2011 12:55 pm 
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spray area with water hairspray bottle. check vac hose under manifold
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 Post subject: Re: vacum leak
Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 10:53 am 
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Spray it with some carby/throttle cleaner, If it's leaking you'll know about it.

 

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 Post subject: Re: vacum leak
Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 3:14 am 
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thanks guys I will give it a go cheers
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 Post subject: Re: vacum leak
Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2011 1:30 am 
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thanks all it was the intake gasket :D
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