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Three little holes in my airbox. Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by FRYBOTH, Sep 6, 2012.

  1. FRYBOTH

    FRYBOTH [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just noticed this when I was checking my air filter. This is the bottom corner of my air box below the filter.

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    You can CLEARLY see the dirty water stains. Are these holes normal?!
     
  2. FRYBOTH

    FRYBOTH [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So, does anyone else have three little holes in the bottom of their air box?
     
  3. salttram

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    Yes, I have 3 little holes but 1 in each corner of the air box in front of the filter . . . wondering too! 2001 V6
     
  4. 95 taco

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    so water doesn't build up and get sucked through the filter? :notsure:
     
  5. 707tothe907

    707tothe907 Superior Member

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    They let any water that gets to the filter drain out the bottom instead of going into your engine.

    Looks like you've been hitting mud puddles at about 40mph and the water is going through the holes the wrong way now.
     
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