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Broke this, please help!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by cluck024, Dec 9, 2010.

  1. Dec 9, 2010 at 12:02 PM
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    cluck024

    cluck024 [OP] -cluck

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    Ok, during changing my spark plugs today I screwed up and broke something :eek: when loosening a bolt.

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    Please help! What is this and will I be ok to drive a mile or two down the road to get a peice to repair it with. Also, easiest yet reliable way to fix. Thanks
    Cluck
     
  2. Dec 9, 2010 at 12:08 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    JB weld that sucker back on till u can get it replaced.
     
  3. Dec 9, 2010 at 12:10 PM
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    My68ur8trd

    My68ur8trd Well-Known Member Vendor

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    x2 it would actually probably last forever :)

    you will get a CEL is you leave it disconnected like that

    Justin
     
  4. Dec 9, 2010 at 12:19 PM
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    take the piece out of the hose,and drill the sensor out till the vacuum tee will just push back in.......then seal with some epoxy
     
  5. Dec 9, 2010 at 12:20 PM
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    when all else fails Duct Tape. If you have any friends with Fords they will some in the glove box along with some bailing wire and tie straps.
     
  6. Dec 9, 2010 at 12:22 PM
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    jdtemple

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    great suggestions, but what is that part?
     
  7. Dec 9, 2010 at 12:25 PM
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    cluck024

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    What is CEL, and what is this part?
     
  8. Dec 9, 2010 at 12:40 PM
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    So CEL, check engine light! Gotcha, but will it be ok to go down the road for a couple miles?

    All help is appreciated!
     
  9. Dec 9, 2010 at 12:53 PM
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    Would a coupler joint work?
     
  10. Dec 9, 2010 at 1:48 PM
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    Do the JB weld fix and forget about it. It will be better than new
     
  11. Dec 9, 2010 at 1:53 PM
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  12. Dec 9, 2010 at 2:37 PM
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    Used 60 second epoxy! It set up ok for now. But hopefully it gets harder!
     
  13. Dec 9, 2010 at 2:52 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    no idea. Some kind of vacuum line.
     
  14. Dec 9, 2010 at 5:57 PM
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    ANy of the experts want to chime in on what this is? Im curious how much Im looking at to have it replaced! Thanks
     
  15. Dec 9, 2010 at 5:58 PM
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    TRDKenE DAMN GOOD DEAL!!

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    Not Sure, Definitely some type of vacuum valve. That plastic gets brittle after awhile under the hood.
     
  16. Dec 9, 2010 at 6:08 PM
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    Anybody else??
     
  17. Dec 9, 2010 at 6:52 PM
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    That's the cooling line for the flux capacitor....just avoid hitting 88mph till you get it replaced.:) Okay, I really have no idea...
     
  18. Dec 9, 2010 at 7:35 PM
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    Haha, that's good!
     
  19. Dec 9, 2010 at 7:46 PM
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  20. Dec 9, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Its the VSV assembly, and should be replaced as soon as time allows. If the repair is good enough, it should be fine for a while. How long, all depends on the repair.
     
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