- Measure the length of the damaged area of the mini-tube vacuum hose.
- Cut a piece of standard 1/8 inch inner diameter vacuum hose approximately 25 mm (1 inch longer than the damaged area of the mini-tube vacuum hose).
- Cut off the mini-tube vacuum hose on each side of the damaged area.
- Dip the mini-tube hose ends in commercially available paint thinner containing Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) . This solvent will seal the mini-tube in the vacuum hose.
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- Insert the ends of the mini-tube vacuum hose approximately 9 mm (3/8 inch ) into the ends of the standard 1/8 inch repair vacuum hose section.
- Shake the repair joint after assembly to make sure the solvent is dispersed and the vacuum line is not plugged.
- Test the system for a vacuum leak in the repair area.
- Use the Vacuum Tester or equivalent.