Name that wire - Mustang Evolution

Go Back   Mustang Evolution > 1979-2015 Mustang GT || Tech and Talk > 1979-1995 Mustang GT



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them here!
Old 02-17-2014, 01:52 PM   #1
Registered Member
Regular
 
Foxresto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Pickens
Region: South Carolina
Posts: 38
Name that wire

Hey guys was looking around my rear axle because I will be installing the 9 inch rearend on my 82. I noticed there is a wire running from the fuel tank (I think) all the way up into the engine bay but wasn't hooked up to nothing when i pulled the 2.3L out. Any ideas to what it went to?

Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1086206135.jpg
Views:	141
Size:	428.6 KB
ID:	148059
Foxresto is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-18-2014, 03:20 PM   #2
Registered Member
Regular
 
Foxresto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Pickens
Region: South Carolina
Posts: 38
Well I may have found what it went to but I'm not sure what it is to be honest. But it definitely comes from the gas tank I lowered it today and made sure. I looked on the Haines diagrams but nothing showed up. I got a picture of what I think it went to but if anybody has any suggestions to what it is and it's purpose I would greatly appreciate it.

Click image for larger version

Name:	image-4133993243.jpg
Views:	157
Size:	538.2 KB
ID:	148124
Foxresto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2014, 04:21 PM   #3
It's not me, it's you.
Regular
Supporter
 
primer2tone's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Corpus Christi
Region: Texas
Posts: 6,752
I don't know it's exact job but it's part of your emissions system. Maybe an aspirator of some type. You could delete it but (deep sarcasm) that may just be the final blow that kills our environment.

My 240sx is completely emissions free. I've only got two vacuum lines in the whole car. One is to the fuel pressure regulator and the other is to the brake booster. Everything else, gone.
primer2tone is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-18-2014, 06:37 PM   #4
Registered Member
Regular
 
ALMOST STOCK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Prunedale
Region: California
Posts: 366
The ball looking thing you have in your hand where was it located before you removed it?
ALMOST STOCK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2014, 08:04 PM   #5
Registered Member
Regular
 
Foxresto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Pickens
Region: South Carolina
Posts: 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by ALMOST STOCK View Post
The ball looking thing you have in your hand where was it located before you removed it?
It was behind the left fender
Foxresto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2014, 08:07 PM   #6
Registered Member
Regular
 
Foxresto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Pickens
Region: South Carolina
Posts: 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by primer2tone View Post
I don't know it's exact job but it's part of your emissions system. Maybe an aspirator of some type. You could delete it but (deep sarcasm) that may just be the final blow that kills our environment. My 240sx is completely emissions free. I've only got two vacuum lines in the whole car. One is to the fuel pressure regulator and the other is to the brake booster. Everything else, gone.
My brother thought it was an aspirator of some kind too but we wasn't sure about it lol so your saying it's not necessary?
Foxresto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2014, 10:37 PM   #7
Registered Member
Regular
 
ALMOST STOCK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Prunedale
Region: California
Posts: 366
That looks really close to the HVAC vacuum reserve reservoir canister and not the emissions reserve canister, but then again neither one (HVAC or EMISSIONS canister) have any electrical going to them they are both vacuum operated.
ALMOST STOCK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2014, 07:35 AM   #8
Registered Member
Regular
 
Foxresto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Pickens
Region: South Carolina
Posts: 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by ALMOST STOCK View Post
That looks really close to the HVAC vacuum reserve reservoir canister and not the emissions reserve canister, but then again neither one (HVAC or EMISSIONS canister) have any electrical going to them they are both vacuum operated.
That's why I'm not positive if the wire went to it. The wire is like a quick connect wire with copper coating around the inside. It's got a liquid in it I can hear it slushing around.
Foxresto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2014, 11:25 AM   #9
Registered Member
Regular
 
ALMOST STOCK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Prunedale
Region: California
Posts: 366
Does it look something like this?
ALMOST STOCK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2014, 11:32 AM   #10
Registered Member
Regular
 
Foxresto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Pickens
Region: South Carolina
Posts: 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by ALMOST STOCK View Post
Does it look something like this?
Yea that's it
Foxresto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2014, 12:06 PM   #11
Registered Member
Regular
 
ALMOST STOCK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Prunedale
Region: California
Posts: 366
Its the vacuum reserve reservoir for your HVAC ( Heat, Vacuum and A/C).

You said you could hear something sloshing around inside, it shouldn't have anything inside of it. It sounds like its cracked and your getting water inside is why your hearing the sloshing of liquid.
ALMOST STOCK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2014, 01:26 PM   #12
Registered Member
Regular
 
Foxresto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Pickens
Region: South Carolina
Posts: 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by ALMOST STOCK View Post
Its the vacuum reserve reservoir for your HVAC ( Heat, Vacuum and A/C). You said you could hear something sloshing around inside, it shouldn't have anything inside of it. It sounds like its cracked and your getting water inside is why your hearing the sloshing of liquid.
Okay I have my heat and a/c deleted so I wouldn't need it right? So it shouldn't be Hooked up to the fuel tank so do you have any idea what the wire could have went to? It has me stumped
Foxresto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2014, 01:39 PM   #13
Registered Member
Regular
 
ALMOST STOCK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Prunedale
Region: California
Posts: 366
If you've deleted your heat and A/C you don't need that. Just make sure that you have the vacuum lines capped/plugged so that you don't have a vacuum leak.

No it shouldn't be hooked up to the gas tank and since this is a 1982 you might want to post your question on four eyed pride since it deals 79-86 Mustangs.
Four Eyed Forums
ALMOST STOCK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2014, 01:59 PM   #14
Registered Member
Regular
 
Foxresto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Pickens
Region: South Carolina
Posts: 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by ALMOST STOCK View Post
If you've deleted your heat and A/C you don't need that. Just make sure that you have the vacuum lines capped/plugged so that you don't have a vacuum leak. No it shouldn't be hooked up to the gas tank and since this is a 1982 you might want to post your question on four eyed pride since it deals 79-86 Mustangs. Four Eyed Forums
Alright thanks for the help! I appreciate it
Foxresto is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Lower Navigation
Go Back   Mustang Evolution > 1979-2015 Mustang GT || Tech and Talk > 1979-1995 Mustang GT

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
VSS wire broke behind kick panel JeepsterXJ 1996-2004 Mustang GT 0 02-01-2014 08:27 AM
Quick Radio Wire Question clflorida Mustang Audio & Video 2 11-14-2013 07:08 AM
Need to connect red wire to gray wire. clflorida Pre-2005 V6 Mustang 4 08-06-2013 07:46 PM
Wire Help Seabiscuit Mustang Audio & Video 4 04-12-2012 08:14 PM
Ignition wire on solenoid Dexter 1979-1995 Mustang GT 13 07-12-2011 11:32 PM

» Like Us On Facebook



11:04 PM


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0

MustangEvolution.com is in no way associated with or endorsed by Ford Motor Company.