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Old 11-13-2012, 07:11 PM
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Originally Posted by meb1970 View Post
Not sure it is fixed just yet. I bought the new CCV and throttle body gasket when I was at the shop (genuine BMW too). I won't have a chance to install until Saturday.

The hose was just loose and smoke from the test was coming out. I used a small fuel line instead of a vacuum line apparently. Could that have actually cooked the CCV prematurely?
I know virtually nothing about the CCV, hence I have not commented on this thread. However, if a vacuum hose is called for, and you used a fuel line, then that may have caused the problem. As I understand it, the fuel line would have collapsed under vacuum thus blocking the hose. Someone correct me if I am wrong.
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Originally Posted by noego View Post
It's Deja Poo - as in, I've heard this **** before.

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