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Old 02-23-2012, 01:12 PM
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Default Help me identify the brake booster vacuum (for Seafoam)

So I've been reading about the magic of Seafoam so I figure I will give it a shot. My truck has 112k miles and I am about to embark on a 3.3k mile trip. I'm just not sure which hose is the vacuum hose. I looked on Youtube and searched on here and no one specifically shows which hose.

Red or blue?
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Blue is the one you are after. Just pump up your brakes until they are hard, unplug the hose and pour your sea foam in there. The reason for pumping up your brakes (when truck is off) is to use up the vacuum reserve in the booster to make the hose easier to pull off the check valve.
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Blue FTW!

You can also run the seafoam through any other vacuum lines that are attached to the intake manifold/TB.
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I seafoam'd today. I just put it in the brake booster vacuum and the gas tank, since I just changed my oil a week ago. I got lots of smoke! I will keep you updated if I notice any difference with performance or mileage.
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I thought you were supposed to do it before you change the oil. Run it about 50 miles and change it out. Or is that only when you put it in the oil?
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I think that's just if you put it in the oil.
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I never got a smoke show out of either of my trucks?
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The reason that they don't put it in the oil ( crankcase ), is because todays motor oil has all the detergent & additives to keep your block clean in the oil passages & every where oil belongs within the engine block

If you were to buy a gunked up vehicle, that was not serviced properly, then possibly adding it to the crankcase might break gunk loose & you would do it not too long before a oil & filter change.
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my truck has 138000 miles on it seafoamed and got very little smoke is this good or bad
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