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2018-06-25

Tech-Info: Charger Intake Hoses

Charge air hoses must satisfy special requirements. Find out why charge air hoses fail and what VAICO experts recommend!

    TECH-INFO  

 

Purpose 

Charger intake hoses are an essential component of the charge air system. They guide the pre-compressed and heated air through the charge air cooler to the intake manifold.

Functions:

  • Transport of pre-compressed and heated air
  • Process temperature fluctuations
  • Damping or buffering of vibrations
  • Motion and tolerance compensation enable
  • Resistant to ageing
  • be oil-resistant 
Symptoms
  • Engine check-light turns on
  • Loss of performance 
  • Loud running noise when accelerating  
Reasons for failure
  • Hoses are dirty with engine oil 
  • External damage due to abrasion 
  • Fatigue due to aging  
Consequential damages
  • Loss of performance  

Recommended by the experts:
  • Regularly check for external cracks 

  • Make sure that all hoses are installed in the proper mounting position

  • Regularly check for leaks in the turbocharger area 

     

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