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Old 26 Aug 2007, 02:24 am
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Default What, if any damage can be caused by driving around with a pin hole leak in a vacuum line?

I have a 2002 Acura RSX Type-S. The malfunction indicator light keeps coming on and going off. I've been sealing down the gas cap tightly but I'm not getting a good seal. The light does go off everytime I re-tighten the gas cap. I think I have a leak somewhere in the vacuum lines. What kind of damage can be casued by driving around without fixing it? I've been told that finding a leak in a vacuum line is like finding a needle in a haystack. Help?
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Old 26 Aug 2007, 02:26 am
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FIRST!
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Old 26 Aug 2007, 02:28 am
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it can rob you of gas milage and power take to a auto shop if it starts hindering your vehicle.
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Old 26 Aug 2007, 02:38 am
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Have you replaced the gas cap? That's where I'd start! That has a gasket that can wear like any other part.I don't think a pin-hole leak would trip your malfunction indicator, so if it isn't the gas cap, it shouldn't be too hard to find because it is somewhat larger than a pin-hole...Good luck!.
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First thing to do is get the MIL/CEL read. Find out the Code that is being thrown and then look it up online.Make sure that the code is for a vaccum line.
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