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Old 09-15-2022, 03:17 PM
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Air intake on Carb

I am new to the afourian community, and currently on the steep part of the learning curve regarding the care and feeding of my late model A4. I do have a question about the carburetor, which I have yet to find an answer on the forum. There is a tube emptying onto the top of what appears to be the flame arrestor of the carb, but I am ignorant of its function. The tube broke off recently so I really need to figure out its purpose, if anyone could enlighten me. Thanks!

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That is the crankcase breather, known as the slash tube on this forum. It's Universal's attempt at capturing crankcase blowby. MMI has them in their online catalog:
https://moyermarine.com/product/brea...l-oval_11_203/
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Thanks for the info! I will place an order for a replacement today. Is that the air intake for the carburetor that the slash tube is emptying into?
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...Is that the air intake for the carburetor that the slash tube is emptying into?
yes it is.
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