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Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

How to Replace Vacuum Hoses

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Parts
  • Vacuum Hose
Tools
  • Pliers
  • Screwdriver
Difficulty

Easy

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Steps

Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.

1
Open the hood and locate the vacuum hoses.
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2
Inspect for cracked or broken vacuum hoses throughout the engine compartment.
3
Spray vacuum hoses with carburetor cleaner while the engine is idling, listen for the engine idle to change.
4
Pull the leaking vacuum hose from the plastic or metal connecters. Be careful not to damage the plastic connector.
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5
Slide the new vacuum hose onto the connectors.
6
Start the vehicle and retest to verify repairs. Check for proper vehicle idle speed. Generally, the specification for normal vehicle idle is found in the owner's manual.
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