Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2007 08:43:50 -0400 From: Captain Poutine <captainpoutinenospaml.com> Subject: Re: Big rubber part hanging from middle of NG900 bulkhead?
still me wrote: > On Thu, 07 Jun 2007 20:59:27 -0400, Captain Poutine > <captainpoutinenospaml.com> wrote: > >> Just noticed a huge chunk of rubber hangs from the exact center of the >> bulkhead in my NG900 in the engine compartment. It looks like a black >> elephant snout. What is it? > > Like the elephant snout, it's for air intake. But for what? I thought the engine (turbo) got air from the front, sort of near the fog lights, and the passenger cabin intake was up in the black plastic just under the windshield. > It's likely full of junk if you have not cleaned it and live near > trees. Yep; it looked kind of split and there was definitely some foliage there. > Are you a new NG900 owner? > If so, I can post some tips on > things you need to know. I've had mine a few years, actually, but always like to learn. I'm kind of clumsy and don't do much mechanical stuff myself. I do get the engine and cabin air filters changed regularly. Thanks!