what is the role of vacuum canister in Chevy S10? Can I just block the vacuum line that is suppost to connect with the vacuum canister? I think I lost the conction port and also it is hard to reach area?


Asked by Aug 15, 2016 at 06:20 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

difficult to connect the vacuum line to the vacuum canister in my chevy s10
2001. I bleive the nipple athe connection site is broken?

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Vacuum supply for HVAC and cruise control system.. buy one for $15

Andrew Olsen

Without it under throttle you'll notice your vents will start blowing to both defrost and floor no matter the setting. It's not nessesary but it's beneficial

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Thank you so much for your answer and helping out!! Majid


If yours is a V6 ,like mine it's located under the finder but on top of the wheel well in front of the driver. You can't see it but a singe line connects to it right behind the ABS module. I bet the vacuum line broke off at the nipple so you cant get one back on it. I was able to see it with a mirror and a flash light.

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