Tips on Tracing Engine Vacuum Leaks?

Answer The fuel delivery system on an engine consists of a carburetor or fuel injection that functions with negative air, or vacuum. Air is drawn from the component through vacuum lines that, when cracked... Read More »

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Tips on Auto Vacuum Leaks?

Engines are essentially self-sustaining air pumps, and they'll pump their chosen medium by whatever means they can. This means that air will flow through whatever hole it can, including, but obviou... Read More »

How to Detect Vacuum Leaks?

When a vacuum cleaner has a leak in it, it loses suction and doesn’t function properly. In general, the source of a vacuum leak can be narrowed down to several components on the vacuum. You can e... Read More »

How to Fix Rochester Quadrajet Vacuum Leaks?

Rochester Quadrajet carburetors were in wide use on many General Motors engines in the decades preceding the advent of fuel injection. Quadrajets were original equipment on most V8s, some V6s and e... Read More »

Causes of Water Backflow Vacuum Leaks?

Water backflow in residential systems, especially landscape systems, is caused by vacuums that form within your plumbing and draw water back up your hoses and pipes, the opposite direction it is in... Read More »