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Old 06-15-2012, 12:19 AM   #1
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Talking How to install vacuum gauge fast 10min or less

stuff needed:
Wire
plyers
T valve
mounting tape


start by locating this vacuum line that has a union in it its below the throttlebody close to the passanger side. Next disconnect and remove the union and replace with the t valve. no use the wire and tie the vacuum line to the wire pull through the top part of the fender like so

route the lines through the bottom corner and the vacuum on top like so

now attach the attach the vacuum line to the T valve like so

Now remove the fuse cover on the inside of the car reach up and dissconect the head lamp switch it should look like this:

Connect positive to orange and blue, and ground to the black by just pushing them in to positive and ground test it by pluging it in and turning the switch to the on position if ok just wrap(no tape or splicing needed just put back fuse cover and door jam panel) every thing up and wala you got your self a guage that turns on by a turn of the head lap switch.

stick it this could be helpful i know i was up looking for it for two days

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Old 01-09-2014, 09:24 AM   #2
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This is the right hose? To tap into?? Not doubting just want to be 100% sure cause I'm going to try today thanks in advance

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Old 01-09-2014, 01:41 PM   #3
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That will work fine , Why do you need a Vac gauge ?

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Old 01-09-2014, 03:35 PM   #4
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For better diagnosing and cause I have an extra one why?
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Old 01-09-2014, 03:42 PM   #5
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at least route the vacuum hose through the firewall. lol
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Old 01-09-2014, 06:22 PM   #6
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You can also use it to try to help you manage your fuel economy better.
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does anyone know what the idle vacuum pressure for a 2002 ford focus zx3 is supposed to be at? like what number is normal?
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what are you seeing....

I would say if your idle is good and you dont have any known engine problems what every yours is at is what your motor is at. it will likely very some between the car, altitude, and other factors.
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Old 01-18-2014, 06:56 PM   #9
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i read somewhere that between 18 and 21 is good/normal………...
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