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 Posted: 08-30-2012 05:31 pm
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Jay
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Can anyone tell me the purpose of the hose that appears to be connected to the rear axle housing and runs up into the body, in the area of the gas tank? At this time I am only curious. (See photo.)

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 Posted: 08-31-2012 01:12 am
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Jensen Healey
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Hi Jay,

There is a vent on the top of the axle housing. I have seen a small device that keeps water out but allows airflow, #3 in the Delta diagram. On another axle just an n shaped hose was attached to do the job.

Does the axle vent into the gas tank???

Kurt

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 Posted: 08-31-2012 03:36 am
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Art DeKneef
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That hose is in the wrong place as it doesn't attach there. On two of my cars that hose is shorter and just terminates to the air. It is suppose to be some kind of vent line. The other car the hose is missing.

That area of the rear axle is where a breather vent is suppose to be. The vent on one of my cars is metal with a flared end. Be careful when removing the hose. I think whatever holds that vent in place will have weaken over the years. One car has the vent, the other two do not. There is just a hole in the axle housing. It's on my list of things that need fixing and a replacement being found.

Art

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