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Old 08-19-2017, 02:58 PM
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Hello evereyone ,

I have a Saturn astra 2008 xr with the following problem

I had a leakage from a quick connector,this connector has a hose who will passed by and is connect with the intake throttle body. I understand that this hose is for preventing icing. I love in a country who hasn't winter time, can I jammed the nipple with two component glue or this is not a good idea?
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Old 08-19-2017, 04:41 PM
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Unless the quick connect part is prohibitively expensive or can't be found in a junkyard/the internet, just replace the connector. I wouldn't think you'd want epoxy in constant contact with high temp coolant.
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Old 08-23-2017, 11:35 PM
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Ditto what Derf said.
Also, icing of the throttle body isn't just a cold weather thing. Really humid cool mornings and idling or very light throttle can do it too.
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