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Old 01-13-2021, 08:51 PM
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If the hoses are leaking at the bottom of the reservoir, you can tighten them until they break and you will still have leaks as the hoses get brittle. Two options; Replace them or snip off 1-1.5 inches and stretch the hoses and reclamp. Now you have another 1-2 years of life.

Recommended approach is replace them. Why would you cheap out on a few hoses?
I agree. 2 replacement hoses and a new OE reservoir have been sourced from Fcpeuro thanks to absolutezero's part number for the 4.6is.

However, dreading the work. The working area is tight and most likely gonna be a long, frustrating and fiddly job.
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I agree. 2 replacement hoses and a new OE reservoir have been sourced from Fcpeuro thanks to absolutezero's part number for the 4.6is.

However, dreading the work. The working area is tight and most likely gonna be a long, frustrating and fiddly job.

I just had to perform this same repair. It is the proper fix, IMO.
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