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Old 11-07-2023, 04:10 PM
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Originally Posted by X5chemist View Post
Does yours have a secondary air injection pump? Emission changes are probably why the intake ports on mine are all plugged. With so much plastic, a smoke test may be worth it. Even a plastic solenoid can work and leak internally. I'll dig through removed parts. I say old O-rings can be a problem. A few connections came off way too easy. Some connections didn't
Mine does have a SAP, but I've never tested it with my Foxwell, nor have ever heard it run (don't they all squeal or whine when running?).

I just tried to get my home-made smoke tester to work again, but it seems the heating element (a Performance Tool 120 Volt Soldering Iron) has burnt out, so I don't know if I want to try another element like it, though it worked OK for three test sessions, a year ago. My smoke tester is homemade, very low pressure, and probably not up to the job.
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I've got 4 feet of silicone tubing 3.5mm id, and lotsa vacuum caps, and 35 feet of silicone tape to fix hose leaks, but until I've done a legitimate smoke test (that means that I'll need a lot of smoke, per Effduration in another thread of mine), then it's all guesswork.
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