Locating a Car Vacuum Leak

Duration: 1:58

Some engine idle and performance issues can be directly related to vacuum leaks. Loose hoses, missing vacuum caps, cracked hoses, failed intake and carburetor gaskets can all be the source of potential problems. Mark Simpson demonstrates some sure-fire ways to assist you in locating a car vacuum leak in your system.

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  1. Larry Jones
    Larry Jones

    I don’t know, but that method would give me the willies. Suppose you’ve got a spark plug or wire arcing to ground. How do you ignite a propane torch? With a spark. He’s the expert, not me, but I shall refrain from using his method.