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wayneg



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Front Diff breather

2007 TDV8, can someone show me how the front diff breather pipe is run, what it looks like where it connects and where it ends up. I think my car has had it removed. 2007 TDV8 VSE
2003 TD6 gone
2002 P38a gone
1999 P38a gone
1997 p38a gone
1993 VSE gone
1992 VSE gone
1966 Series 2a with V8 conversion gone

Post #613608 24th Nov 2021 2:22am
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Classic888



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Try searching for the part Number TAP500073 (may have been superceded). Should come up with a few sites that show the pipe and it's shape. If I recall correctly it exits to the rear of the right hand side air cleaner box, when viewed from the front of the car. Good luck.

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Barmybrummie



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I had the same problem a few months ago, hope this helps you with the link below.

https://www.fullfatrr.com/forum/post600627.html#600627

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wayneg



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Thanks for the info, part number etc. I read that thread a couple of days back as I am planning to change the lh side inlet manifold gasket and looking for info. I was looking at the engine mount that needs to be undone and noticed the outlet on top of the diff with no hose attached. Looking at my air cleaner housing there is a hose attached to the nipple but following the hose it's attached to another part, The hose from that part number looks like it just sits up high somewhere unconnected to anything. 4A058 is the part in the diagram



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 2007 TDV8 VSE
2003 TD6 gone
2002 P38a gone
1999 P38a gone
1997 p38a gone
1993 VSE gone
1992 VSE gone
1966 Series 2a with V8 conversion gone

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Barmybrummie



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The only other way would be to check every single breather pipe and follow them to see where they lead. Just before I bought my car the previous owner had the manifold gasket replaced before I collected it. It was some weeks later that I found 2 loose breather pipes not attached to anything although the car ran smoothly and no faults showed up. Took me a fair while to find where they connected to hence why I asked on here (my post I directed you to). Considering the car ran as normal with them hanging loose and didn't feel any difference with them reconnected, it now makes sense with what classic888 said about it going to the nipple behind the air filter housing. The other breather I found loose connected to an electrical type connector just below the oil filler neck with an L shape connector that attached to another pipe.

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wayneg



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Thanks for the reply, as I said I had previously read your post as it came up in a search for inlet manifold removal. My car runs fine, has no errors, plenty of power, all present hoses are connected and in sound condition. My question remains, as I am missing my diff breather hose, where does it run and end up in the engine bay.

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 2007 TDV8 VSE
2003 TD6 gone
2002 P38a gone
1999 P38a gone
1997 p38a gone
1993 VSE gone
1992 VSE gone
1966 Series 2a with V8 conversion gone

Post #613772 25th Nov 2021 10:57am
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GraemeS



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The breather is the same part number as used on my MY12 and mine's breather is located near the left edge of the radiator, below the left air intake/MAF.

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wayneg



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Thanks, is the upper end connected to anything or just left open to breathe? 2007 TDV8 VSE
2003 TD6 gone
2002 P38a gone
1999 P38a gone
1997 p38a gone
1993 VSE gone
1992 VSE gone
1966 Series 2a with V8 conversion gone

Post #613843 25th Nov 2021 11:38pm
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GraemeS



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The upper end is open but faces downwards.

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wayneg



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Perfect, thanks again, I will most probably make something up myself as getting a second-hand part here in WA is probably unlikely. Had a look on eBay for diff breather kits and they all use the same plastic pipe as on the P38a air suspension lines. I have a roll of that so should be a cheap fix. The more I dig around this car the more I distrust the main dealers, the only ones to work on it, just noticed the airbox to wheel arch grommet is also missing. I am slowly getting through the faults. 2007 TDV8 VSE
2003 TD6 gone
2002 P38a gone
1999 P38a gone
1997 p38a gone
1993 VSE gone
1992 VSE gone
1966 Series 2a with V8 conversion gone

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