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post #1 of 7 Old 06-20-2005, 09:52 AM Thread Starter
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Dangling Hose/Front Differential

I have a 98 GC v6--the other day, I noticed a black hose dangling on the ground--it is running from the back side of the front differential case (the side facing the firewall)--can't tell where it came loose from.

Anyone know?

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post #2 of 7 Old 06-20-2005, 10:04 AM
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i think i have a similar problem i see a black hose that came off of somewhere and its comin from the front differential

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post #3 of 7 Old 06-20-2005, 10:18 AM
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It's your front differential vent hose. It's important that you reattach it above the differential so that water doesn't get in it when driving through the rain or fording a stream and contaminate your diff gear oil!
It happened to me too!

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dangling hose help

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post #5 of 7 Old 06-20-2005, 02:10 PM
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If you take a look on the side of your breather box (the side closest to the radiator), you will see some plastic clips. These are what the vent line clip into. Route it in such a way that it forms an upside down 'U'.

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V6?????

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I have a 98 GC v6--the other day, I noticed a black hose dangling on the ground--it is running from the back side of the front differential case (the side facing the firewall)--can't tell where it came loose from.

Anyone know?
PLEASE.....Say I6 or 4.0L

V6 is what a car dealer says because they have no freaking idea what they are talking about.
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Quote:
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I have a 98 GC v6--the other day, I noticed a black hose dangling on the ground--it is running from the back side of the front differential case (the side facing the firewall)--can't tell where it came loose from.

Anyone know?
I'm sure he means a straight-six, inline-6, I-6, 4.0L, 242 Cu In

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