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Old 03-31-2010, 03:53 PM
Daedalus Daedalus is offline
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Default Found some weird things under my hood

First the hard pipe comes off of the air intake behind the headlight, the flexible hose connects to the exhaust. They were disconnected when i found them.... WTF?



On the drivers side wheel well a disconnected harness



And this is the one that has me stumped. Some type of reservoir attached next to the radiator on the driver side with vac lines hooks up and a missing cap....



Anybody know what this stuff is?
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Old 03-31-2010, 04:20 PM
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Default Re: Found some weird things under my hood

first pic.... thats a pre heat hose for cold weather starts, and yes it gose on the head shied of the exh manifold so that is right...

not every connecter is used on every truck.. may go to a higher trim package truck.....

third pic... thats your "charcoal can" yes the vent top is missing, yes it should have some vack lines to it... it abosorbes the gas vapors from the gas tank and then the purge valve will bleed them into the inlet air tract to be burnt....
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Old 03-31-2010, 05:45 PM
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Default Re: Found some weird things under my hood

Yep, what he said. Your truck must be missing the fatcory air cleaner. The top pic is the preheat hose that goes to the bottom of the air cleaner. Also the plastic piece is supposed to have a flex hose directing cold air into the air cleaner.

The wire is probably for an option your truck doesn't have or a different engine.

The bottom pic shows the charcoal canister that also had a flex hose running up to the air cleaner
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Old 04-01-2010, 06:45 AM
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Yep, what he said. Your truck must be missing the fatcory air cleaner. The top pic is the preheat hose that goes to the bottom of the air cleaner. Also the plastic piece is supposed to have a flex hose directing cold air into the air cleaner.

Oh its all there. That's what freaked me out about a tube coming into the engine bay from below my air cleaner. They I found the flex tube. I'm gonna hook it back up today and plug up the hole in the charcoal canister....
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Old 04-01-2010, 07:14 AM
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DO NOT block the hole in the charcoal can... hit the pick and pull and get a vent cap from another ford... car or truck, 4,6,8 cyl they are all the same
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