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Old 11-16-2012, 12:22 AM   #57
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Originally Posted by klax View Post
Question guys.... What is causing you to replace these parts? What kind of indications or drivability problems are you having that would lead you to believe these pieces need replacement? Why the condensation build-up, too many short trips? This sounds like it's just a cold climate issue - no?

My car is running fine I'd just like to know why you guys feel the need to replace these parts.

Klax, I'm learning too, but from my own experience I have a burnt oil smell after hard driving (but no obvious leaks),I have oil all the way up my dipstick when I pull it (so I suspect a clog), and I have 205k on the car and have been told these hoses go around this time, if not sooner. Also, I've been told cold weather cars suffer more and mine lived most of it's life in Michigan.
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