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HELP! VFAD trouble

Old 09-08-2009, 11:32 PM
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Just cap that nipple under the intake mainfold and you're done, Finish, DEAL !

no more questions.
Agree.

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Old 09-09-2009, 12:08 AM
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i was just wondering because after i drove on the highway my intake box itself was very hot
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Old 09-09-2009, 08:20 PM
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One last question: by capping the nipple under the intake manifold, do I need to remove the VFAD actuator or can it be left in place? If so, then there's no reason to remove the bumper.
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Old 09-09-2009, 09:15 PM
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Once the nipple is capped behind the throttle body, you do not need to mess with the actuator.
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Old 09-09-2009, 10:06 PM
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i couldnt get the hose off the nipple behind the throttle body so i unpluged where i circled and put a cap there.
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Old 09-09-2009, 10:10 PM
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That'll work too, you'll just have to zip-tie that hose to the side somewhere so its not dangling near the pulleys.
And as long as you capped 90 degree fitting so that the hose to the intake isn't "open".

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Old 09-09-2009, 10:58 PM
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Agree.


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Old 11-25-2009, 09:09 PM
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this is gonna need pics and a diy... but jon thanks for the help cause i just installed my intake and i have all these wire dangglling.......
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Wire dangglling?

Whats that mean? take a pic and show us
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once i cap behind the throttle body can take out the VFAD solenoid and Vacuum chamber?? thats the thing thats danggling around the VFAD solenoid valve and Vacuum chamber...im scared it might hit my belt... also another question the 3 hoses that go on the intake does it matter which one it goes too???
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Old 12-03-2009, 09:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Youwonder View Post
once i cap behind the throttle body can take out the VFAD solenoid and Vacuum chamber
Once the nipple is capped behind the throttle body, you are free to take as much off as you want
Usually I would just take off everything to the solenoid (and even remove the solenoid) because from there the hose routes between the air box and the under-tray, so there is no need to do more work than necessary.

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also another question the 3 hoses that go on the intake does it matter which one it goes too???
Doesn't really matter, though the way the hoses are routed/shaped kinda matters which fitting they go to.

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Old 02-24-2010, 02:39 PM
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Once the nipple is capped behind the throttle body, you are free to take as much off as you want
Usually I would just take off everything to the solenoid (and even remove the solenoid) because from there the hose routes between the air box and the under-tray, so there is no need to do more work than necessary.


Doesn't really matter, though the way the hoses are routed/shaped kinda matters which fitting they go to.
Thanks Jon I'll take a pic to show you were I cap it... Also were the solenoid is it's connected to the sensor on the intake with electrical tape rap around it how did you take that off?? Cause the line Is danggling right in front of the intake
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Old 02-24-2010, 05:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Youwonder View Post
Also were the solenoid is it's connected to the sensor on the intake with electrical tape rap around it how did you take that off
The wire harness for the VFAD solenoid can be zip-tied off to the side so its not dangling.
Nice to keep in the car just in case you go back to stock for some reason.
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Does anyone know what kind of solenoid would be dangling right behind my front bumper? Got my engine rebuilt and a mechanic installed it but I have this solenoid just dangling not plugged into anything under neath the car right behind the front bumper? Help
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