Is a hose missing? -
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 1 Old 05-21-2013, 09:47 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Riverside
Posts: 79
Is a hose missing?

I have a 1997 TJ (Frankenstein) with a 2.5 in it. I personally believe that the motor is not the original because for a few different reasons. But that's whatever. So yesterday I notice that on the intake manifold right below the MAP Sensor there are a few different vacuum hoses. Well, I have a nipple that is sticking out of the intake manifold that looks like something should be attached to in. In fact it's clean so that leads me to believe that up till recently, something was attached. I took my TJ to a friend tonight that has a 98 with a 2.5 and noticed a lot of differences. So that didn't help much The only thing that he had hook up that I didn't was some tube that ran to something that might be a diaphragm that was connected to the fuel rail.

So the one picture shows the missing hose. It is the brass colored nipple below the MAP Sensor.

Another picture shows my friends motor and the piece that I think that I might be missing. It's the diaphragm looking thing on the fuel rail.

I'm not sure how the pictures are going to turn out. This is my first time uploading any on a forum.

Also, if it helps, I replaced the TBPS and when I asked for a 1997, it was wrong. I matched it to a 1995. Another reason why I don't think that the motor is stock.

So what goes there? A hose? A cap? What? And it does have a vacuum to it. If you stick your finger over it while it's running the motor idles down as it sucks in your finger.

Attached Thumbnails
photo 4.JPG   photo 1.JPG  
JasonMHorn is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome