Sound like a lot of air in the engine wen I press on the gas, shud I change the hoses?

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Asked by Sep 06, 2014 at 08:10 PM about the 1978 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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So your saying you hear some air leaking/hissing? If so, you have a vacuum leak, and just need to replace the cracked/broken hoses.

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Do you hear an air sound with the engine idling and the car parked? If so, it is most likely a vacuum hose either off the fitting or cracked. The only thing I can think of if it not that, is you have an amazing air cleaner intake and it is sucking in the air.

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