How do i Chase a vavcum leak on a 1986 Ford F 150

Asked by Dec 13, 2015 at 02:52 PM about the 1986 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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I use starter fluid on the area that I think got a vac leak, but you need to be careful, its flammable, and while spraying you will notice a change in the idle in the place where is a leak.

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Not many DIY'ers have access to leak detector machines. You can build one with a paint can, a cheap cigar, and several feet of tubing. Check the net.

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