What's this for?


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Squatchmo
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What's this for?

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I pulled the false tank last night to replace a hose and found this tube. No idea what it's for... anyone? I don't know what it should be connected to.





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Re: What's this for?

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That looks like a hose for letting stuff out...not for keeping stuff in. In other words a drain hose. Maybe for the gas drain tray around the gas tank fill? Trace it back see where it goes.

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Re: What's this for?

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It looks like the battery vent hose. I have an AGM battery and I don't use mine since the battery doesn't have a place for it. If you have an AGM battery you don't need it.

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Re: What's this for?

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I bet that's it, that makes sense. Thanks!



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