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Does anyone know if the corrugated hose that snaps onto the top of the intake manifold is supposed to be air tight? I recently replaced my intake manifold but the hose connector is wanting to slip a little up and down and it wants to suck air in. Can't figure out what I am missing. Thanks Cruze family.
Does anyone know if the corrugated hose that snaps onto the top of the intake manifold is supposed to be air tight? I recently replaced my intake manifold but the hose connector is wanting to slip a little up and down and it wants to suck air in. Can't figure out what I am missing. Thanks Cruze family.
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Does anyone know if the corrugated hose that snaps onto the top of the intake manifold is supposed to be air tight? I recently replaced my intake manifold but the hose connector is wanting to slip a little up and down and it wants to suck air in. Can't figure out what I am missing. Thanks Cruze family.
Check the corrugated hose inside for a plastic ring. There should be a rubber o-ring and a plastic ring in place. The plastic ring sometimes falls out while you're removing the corrugated hose, and it won't seat correctly without it.
 

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Related question:

I had a leak with my old hose, so I bought a new one with both the o-ring and plastic ring in place. I was not able to get the hose to fully snap into place (with the metal clip) on the intake with the plastic ring in place, so I pulled it thinking that maybe it was just there for shipping to ensure that the o-ring didn't fall out. Fortunately, I kept it, just in case it was actually needed.

Could someone snap a picture of the o-ring and plastic ring fully seated into the hose?

Thanks for any help!
 

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Following up to my own post in case anyone else reads this...

The answer is simply to press the plastic ring in as hard as you can over the o-ring without crushing the hose end (which I felt like I was close to doing). Was able to get the retaining clip to snap into place with some effort.
 
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