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Old 03-16-2001, 07:58 AM
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Good Morning Guys,

You guys are way ahead of me here...but I infer from the discussion that there are variations re: tubes to air cleaner depending on engine type. My car ('85 CDT) has one black rubber hose going from top of valve cover to top of air cleaner. I don't think my vacuum pump is connected to the air cleaner.

What purpose does this hose serve? It seems to dump into a small canister within the air cleaner housing itself. None of the fittings are air tight.

My engine is original but always well taken care of and gently driven. I know from following various discussions that many (most?) diesels use a good bit of oil. My consumption is low by comparison and I assume that is not a bad thing.

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