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  1. #1
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    Vacuum hose routing

    I just replaced a couple of the hoses going to the oil trap on my 2005 9-5 and they are very close to, if not touching, the intake manifold. Is that okay? Will it damage them? On this year/model the hoses are made of a rigid material which is probably a plastic but feels a bit like tin. Any thoughts?

    Thanks!

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    Renato Piereck
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    '00 9-5 Aero SC, 87 900i 8v
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    I'd have to look at my car later, but if you feel they'll rub through you could add some sort of barrier material, like spaghetti wrap.

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