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  1. I have a 1992 mk2f polo 1.3. So this hose connects to the air box, and there is some kind of filter attached to the hose. I can’t see or figure out what it connects to or it’s purpose, all I know is the bottom of the hose is split pretty badly and this entire assembly is currently not doing anything worthwhile. Can someone identify it so I can order a new one? For location reference, see the throttle cable top right. thanks.
  2. I've just gone to change the brake fluid on my AEX 6n, did both rears fine but got to the front and it looks like someone has taken a hacksaw to the bleeder screw? Can't get a grip on it at all with moles, or by heating and bashing on a smaller socket. Its seized in pretty tight anyway. As it had got dark i tried continuing the change by taking the brake hoses off the calipers and just letting the fluid run clean, then tightening again. This was probably a stupid move as the brakes have basically lost all power, only biting the tiniest bit when the pedal's on the floor 😞 Is there any way to do this? Don't want to take the calipers off as the rubber boot on the bolts is also missing, ie a horrible, rusty, dirty job. Cheers
  3. I'm sure this is an easy answer, but as I'm not quite sure I thought I'd ask for advice. The cold start warm air hose from the exhaust manifold cover to the air filter has worn out. Looking at it, I think it was just old. What should I replace it with? I've seen a silicone 'air intake hose' online, it says it's good for up to 325°C, that's got to be good enough, right? Thanks for any advice!
  4. Hello, I am having yet another issue with my 98' Polo Classic (6kv2). A couple of days ago I drove it through town for about an hour (heavy traffic), and stopped in the parking lot. As soon as I go out of the car I see a puddle building under the car. The hose connecting the thermostat housing to the heater core inlet was blown off the heater. (I suspect it happend just as I was parking) Clamp was there, hose did not seem to have any damage. Placed it back on, refilled engine with coolant/water - seems ok now. The question is what caused this in the first place? I've checked the thermostat - seems OK (does not overheat, return radiator hose is hot). In fact both thermostat, housing and temp sensor are brand new (2 weeks old). There does not seem to be milky residue on the engine cap (water in oil). No oil in the expansion tank. No white smoke coming out of the tailpipe. If seems to build a bit of white foam in the expansion tank when I am accelerating and water is pouring on it. Could it be a head-gasket issue? Does this polo series have any pressure release valve in the cooling system? Thank you
  5. Hello, I own a 1998 VW Polo Classic, with 1.6 75HP Petrol Engine (AEE code) - 8 Valve. I recently noticed what appears to be a small vacuum hose going out of the intake manifold which is not connected to anything. It's right next to the break vacuum line - added a couple of images to clarify. Does anyone know what this hose is meant to do, and where should it be connected to? Thank you!
  6. PHIL SWARBRICK

    Turbocharger oil drain

    For those running a turbocharger is a 1/2" hose big enough to drain back to the sump ? I am running an oil filter adapter for oil cooling and I am taking the oil feed for the turbo from that. Does it connect to the outside filter feed or the inner. I am in two minds. Is it better to take filtered oil after it has been through the filter or unfiltered pressurised oil that is being fed to he filter.
  7. Having got my polo on the road it's losing coolant from the connections for the hoses at the base of the rad, and where that hose connects to the thermostat housing. I thought it was because of an old hose but I replaced it (along with the jubilee clips holding them on) and it's now leaking more! (Worse in cold weather I assume due to contraction) I read up and apparently the spring clips are better than jubilee (even though they're a pain to put on) but having now put the spring clips back on its still leaky. Any advice? The spring clips were old so maybe I should get new ones if so where from? Is there a magic third option to jubilee clips and the spring ones? And is there a reliable place to get rubber hosing from (what's the right diameter?). Thanks everyone Edit: forgot to mention I replaced the thermostat and housing when I was doing the hose
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