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Checking and replacing vacuum hoses.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #361 Sep 1995 (v.45#8) pg. 64

How to check and replace vacuum hoses.
HOME MECHANIX #725 Sep 1988 (v.84) pg. 14

Checking a MAP (manifold air pressure) sensor vacuum hose for loose fitting or blockage which can cause stalling in cold weather.
HOME MECHANIX #754 Apr 1991 (v.87) pg. 90

Tip: How to inspect your automatic choke and vacuum diaphragm.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1979 (v.4#4) pg. 16

Tip: Attach vacuum gauge to vacuum reservoir.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1981 (v.6#2) pg. 31

Testing your engines condition with a vacuum gauge. Est. cost: $10.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #458 Jul 1966 (v.62) pg. 89

Automotive econometer. A solid-state vacuum gauge monitors gas consumption and driving habits. Eight LEDs light up to show how much vacuum exists. Estimated cost: $20.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Feb 1980 (v.17#2) pg. 58
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jun 1980 (v.17#6) pg. 6

How to use a vacuum gauge to detect engine problems.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1968 (v.129#6) pg. 114

How to check distributor vacuum advance on your automobile engine.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1969 (v.131#5) pg. 152

Tip: Plug the vacuum line to distributor vacuum advance with a golf tee when timing the engine.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1977 (v.147#1) pg. 42

How to stop stalling. A look at emissions control and vacuum-related components that can cause stalling.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1979 (v.151#3) pg. 128

Simple test to check the condition of vacuum diaphragms.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1987 (v.164#3) pg. 28

Finding vacuum leaks in your automobile vacuum system.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1989 (v.166#9) pg. 107

How to use a vacuum gauge to troubleshoot an auto engine.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1992 (v.169#9) pg. 89

Why your car needs a dashboard-mounted vacuum gauge. It will help alert you to inefficient fuel usage. How to install and interpret the meaning of its readings.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1975 (v.206#3) pg. 110

Auto-maintenance basics. Part 6. Vacuum gauges for engine diagnosis.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1976 (v.208#6) pg. 120

How to check automotive vacuum systems.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1978 (v.212#1) pg. 106

Tip: Install a vacuum-delay valve in certain Chrysler products to eliminate poor driveability during warmup.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1980 (v.216#1) pg. 148

Tip: How to check distributor's vacuum advance without a vacuum pump.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1980 (v.216#1) pg. 148

Tip: How to check for a leak in vacuum lines.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1980 (v.216#4) pg. 142

Tip: Replace all vacuum hoses every 2 or 3 years.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1980 (v.217#1) pg. 114

Tip on locating a vacuum leak in the floating control valve of your brake system master cylinder.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1988 (v.232#3) pg. 102

Tip on checking your manifold absolute-pressure (MAP) sensor.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1988 (v.232#3) pg. 102

Tip on checking vacuum-controlled exhaust manifold heat riser.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1988 (v.233#1) pg. 98

Tip on understanding the three different sources of engine vacuum.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1989 (v.234#2) pg. 106

Testing and correcting vacuum.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Mar 1964 (v.35#3) pg. 93

Adjust your car's vacuum advance (spark advance) to cut fuel waste.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Nov 1965 (v.36#11) pg. 77

A simple diagnostic test to check for vacuum leaks which can be made from the driver's seat.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #176 Mar 1991 (v.15#8) pg. 24

Troubleshooting the Stewart fuel-system vacuum tank.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #187 Feb 1992 (v.16#7) pg. 29

Using a vacuum gauge to check the performance and condition of a running engine, as an aid in diagnosing engine problems, and determining condition of piston rings, valves, ignition, gaskets, carburetion, and ignition timing.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #207 Oct 1993 (v.18#3) pg. 28

Understanding manifold vacuum. A definite aid in engine diagnosis.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #240 Jul 1996 (v.20#12) pg. 13

Fixing four "impossible" problems. (1) Vacuum diaphragm. (2) Carburetor float. (3) Broken throttle shaft. (4) Headlight switch.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #241 Aug 1996 (v.21#1) pg. 5