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Vacuum hoses
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I just joined this fine group of Mustang lovers, and this is my first post. There are 2 small diameter hoses coming thru the center of the firewall. 1 of the hoses is connected to the vacuum can, my question, where does the second hose go to. This is a 72 Grandé with the 351-2v and factory air. At present this hose is just hanging loose. Any ideas?  Thanks all, hope to spend more time on this site. Undecided
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Attached the 71 vacuum diagram, 72 should be very similar. One hose to the vacuum canister, which is the supply hose TO the A/C system. The canister provides fairly constant vacuum so the A/C system doesn't constantly lose vacuum under acceleration. The other goes to the hot water shut off valve in the feed side of the heater core. A/C will not work well if this is MIA or inop.


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Thanks for the diagram Hemikiller. Now I have more questions: How do i tell the hose color? They all look black to me. On the diagram where the hoses come thru the firewall, the right hose goes to the A/C can, on my car the left hose goes to the can. Last but not least, what and where is the "heater water valve motor" located. Feel like a complete idiot asking these questions, but I've got to learn. Thanks again thumb

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(04-19-2018, 12:10 PM)rudyck Wrote: [quote pid='319336' dateline='1524156423']
Well, I just did what I should have done before.  I cleaned the hoses and sure enough 1 was black and the other purple. The black was correctly connected to the A/C can, and I found and connected the purple to the Heater Water Valve. Now  I really feel like a boob. Thanks again Hemikiller, I appreciate the help. Smile

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Glad you got it sorted!


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