1985-1992 Fleetwood, 1993 Sixty Special, All FWD Forum Discussion, Losing vacuum in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Morning all Tonight while looking under hood I heard a hissing sound I move my ear closer to the passenger ...
- 08-29-12 03:16 AM #1Cadillac Owners Member
- Automobile(s): 95 Cadillac Deville
- Join Date
- Mar 2011
Tonight while looking under hood I heard a hissing sound I move my ear closer to the passenger side fire wall and I saw that a tiny hose sitting on top of wires has cracked is there
any way to replace this, does anyone know what it controls would this leak be the reason behind my emergency brake not releasing fully?
Thanks in Advance for any help
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- 08-29-12 08:16 AM #2
Re: Losing vaccum
Yes, that is most likely why your park brake isn't releasing. You should be able to get new vacuum hose at most any parts store.
- 08-29-12 11:26 AM #3
- 08-29-12 12:59 PM #4Cadillac Owners Enthusiast
- Automobile(s): 1985 Coupe Deville 4.1 & 1970 Eldorado 8.2
- Join Date
- Sep 2005
- East Tennessee
Re: Losing vacuum
If the hose is supple and not hard where it goes through the firewall, Then you may be able to splice a new piece into it. If it is hard, Then you should replace the entire hose from the engine to the vacuum tee over the steering column.