Automotive vacuum pump


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Old 12-28-19, 11:05 AM
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Automotive vacuum pump

I've searched without much luck. One tool I've never had, now I need one. I need to check for vaccum leaks on my Dodge 1500 Hemi.
I've had a P0455 code for 100 years on this thing & it's time I find it. No, its not a big deal but I am tired of the odometer reading gASCAP..... yep... gASCAP. I thought it was telling me to pay artist fees for playing music. (OK, bad joke there)
So, I am working on tracing down the leak. I need to pull a vaccum on the vaccum lines to rule things out to find the problem.

So, I need a thingy to pull a vaccum with. All I can find is a vaccum tester which you hook to a line & it tells you how much vaccum the system is pulling. Nope, not what I need.
The other thing I am finding is a system to pull a vaccum on an AC system. Nope, dont need that either. I need a thingy to pull a vaccum on the system & see if it holds. Just a simple hand operated tool. I eventually found this.......... But $55??? I hope not.
https://www.autozone.com/test-scan-a...ester/2080_0_0

Anybody with any suggestions?
 
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Old 12-28-19, 11:15 AM
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Yes..... that's what you need. I bought the Snap On version and it was over $100.

Harbor Freight has a less costlier version.... MityVac
 
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Old 12-28-19, 11:18 AM
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Thanks PJ... I actually searched HF but it didnt come up. Thanks for your help. I'll run by & pick one up. Again, mucho thanks.
 
 

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