Total Hose Replacement on Vacuum System - Page 4 - AudiForums.com


Audi A6 The mid-sized Audi A6 model offers more room to the driver and passengers over the A4 line.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #31  
Old 04-24-2009, 08:08 AM
danmcc86's Avatar
1st Gear
Thread Starter

 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: North Central Illinois
Posts: 197
Default

Haha...for sure!
Reply With Quote
  #32  
Old 04-27-2009, 05:36 PM
chefro's Avatar
3rd Gear

 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: IL
Posts: 1,941
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by hxgaser View Post
BTW, if you can replace that entire section of the plastic vacuum line with a long piece of vacuum hose. On mine, the plastic hose was really brittle and broke in numerous places before replaced the entire pipe with a flexible vacuum hose.
HX, thanks a lot man. It was exactly what I was about to ask.
Did you have any trouble at all after replacing the plastic entirely with rubber? Any risk for the rubber ones to clog much faster than the plastic ones?
Reply With Quote
  #33  
Old 04-28-2009, 12:21 AM
hxgaser's Avatar
3rd Gear

 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Northern California
Posts: 1,980
Default

I had mine like that for about a year and no problem so far... It is just vacuum so shouldn;t clog up. Even if it did, it costs 50 cents and 10 minutes to replace.
Reply With Quote
  #34  
Old 04-28-2009, 12:37 AM
1st Gear
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 78
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by hxgaser View Post
I had mine like that for about a year and no problem so far... It is just vacuum so shouldn;t clog up. Even if it did, it costs 50 cents and 10 minutes to replace.
same here..just too lazy to fix for some odd reason.
Reply With Quote
  #35  
Old 04-28-2009, 11:27 AM
chefro's Avatar
3rd Gear

 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: IL
Posts: 1,941
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by hxgaser View Post
I had mine like that for about a year and no problem so far... It is just vacuum so shouldn;t clog up. Even if it did, it costs 50 cents and 10 minutes to replace.
Tks, bubba.
OReillys suppose to have sillicone ones for like $ 2/foot. I'll just replace all the suckers.
cheers
Reply With Quote
  #36  
Old 04-28-2009, 11:31 AM
1st Gear
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Everett WA
Posts: 243
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by hxgaser View Post
You have low fuel pressure and it may be caused by the EVAP purge system. First of all, here is a vacuum diagram.



Basically check the hose from the throttle body to N82 purge valve above the airbox. N82 valve aka EVAP purge valve should click away, and you should be able to hear the noise. If it is working fine, then you should check the large vacuum line running from the valve to the rear of the car, and the related hoses per the diagram.

Also the fuel pressure regulator has a vacuum line going into it. Check that hose as well.
Anyone know how different this would be for a 2.7t
Reply With Quote
  #37  
Old 04-28-2009, 08:29 PM
danmcc86's Avatar
1st Gear
Thread Starter

 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: North Central Illinois
Posts: 197
Default

this diagram is found under the hood of (i think) all Audi's. its in the bottom right corner...
Reply With Quote
  #38  
Old 04-28-2009, 10:35 PM
a2thy's Avatar
2nd Gear

 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Western Maine
Posts: 733
Default

Anyone whos already done this mod, how long did it take you? I'm about to do it with my 1.8t, but I'm guessing mine will have more hoses than a 2.8.
Reply With Quote
  #39  
Old 04-29-2009, 11:01 AM
danmcc86's Avatar
1st Gear
Thread Starter

 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: North Central Illinois
Posts: 197
Default

It took me about an hour and a half. There was very little dismantling. The hoses I took off of my car were crumbly messes so replacing them is a good thing to do and easy too!
Reply With Quote
  #40  
Old 04-29-2009, 12:43 PM
3rd Gear
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Newfields NH
Posts: 2,371
Default

You saved a bunch of dollars by doing it yourself --- Our local dealer costs an even $100 per hour and would have used Genuine Audi Replacement Parts instead of generaic vacuum hose - the major difference being the packaging - I estimate you saved about $300 and had a lot of fun cuddling your Audi.
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Vacuum hose coming out of vacuum reservoir replaceable? redmond1501 B5 Models 9 05-12-2014 02:55 PM
Full Vacuum Hose Replacement DIY w/Pics? A4TurboGuy B5 Models 4 10-15-2013 10:07 AM
Total Vacuum Hose Replacement a2thy B5 Models 13 01-06-2010 01:49 AM
Vacuum hose replacement Badman B5 Models 3 09-15-2009 10:31 AM
total noob fog light question/nav system bottlecap S Car Model Line 9 04-05-2009 07:04 PM


Tags
18t, 2001, a4, audi, awm, b5, diagram, diagrams, hose, line, lines, purge, replace, replacement, vacuum, valve

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:41 PM.