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Old 06-12-2018, 08:27 PM   #1
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Parts for oil leak repair

I have an oil leak and i know exactly where it is. Actually, a guy at a truck stop gave it a temporary fix for me and advised that i take care of it asap. Well, I procrastinated and now have a big black puddle under the bus. I kno how to temp fix it which is what I will do for now but would like to know where I can get the part to fix it permanently. I don't know what the part is called but I call it an oil line. I posted a photo in hopes that the repair can be seen. Its a piece of small hose about the diameter of the line with 2 of those little metal rings tou tighten with a screw driver. He cut the line around the leak and replaced what he cut with the hose

Anyway, where would be a good place to look or call for this line?
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Old 06-12-2018, 08:56 PM   #2
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Any auto parts store. It looks like it is 1/4 i.d. rubber oil line. If you replace the hose clamps put a drop of oil on the worm gear they tighten much easier.
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Anyway, where would be a good place to look or call for this line?

Oh , my mistake the rubber hose is the repair.
Is it a copper line?

Then the hardware store for a piece with a couple of ferrels and you can reuse your old tubing nuts. You might halve to bend the ninety with a tubing bender. Or, the line is steel then you need to find a hose shop to make one up or it might be an oem line. Then find out the part number and search for it online
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Old 06-12-2018, 09:15 PM   #4
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Looking at it harder it might be a flared connection which would definetely make it an OEM part.
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Old 06-12-2018, 09:26 PM   #5
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Old 06-12-2018, 09:29 PM   #6
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Looking at it harder it might be a flared connection which would definetely make it an OEM part.
Yea the guy who put the temp hose in was calling international for a replacement line. He knew the people that worked there. Happened to be a diesel mechanic. And yea i think it is copper. Definitely not rubber.

Do you think it's gonna be hard to replace that whole line for someone who isn't a mechanic at all?

I was thinking might as well try and perform an oil change, right?
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Old 06-12-2018, 10:28 PM   #7
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Do you think it's gonna be hard to replace that whole line for someone who isn't a mechanic at all?

The one end looks like you could get a wrench on it cannot say for the unseen other side. Sometimes you need a crows foot wrench to remove them because there is no clearance to swing a tubing wrench which is another special tool for tubing work. A box wrench maybe and never a Crescent wrench or vice grips.

Also, there is a torque value on those fittings also, mechanics torque is fine but overtorque and it will leak.
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Old 06-13-2018, 01:45 AM   #8
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Thanks for the tip on the torque value
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Old 04-04-2019, 02:57 PM   #9
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Are you able to say what part is needed by looking at this vid? I sent images and footage to someone who works at International but he gave me the price for the part and stopped answering his text messages when I asked for a part name/number lol

https://streamable.com/cygvy

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Old 04-04-2019, 04:17 PM   #10
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That's the oil supply to the air compressor.

They have a kit where you can replace the entire line with rubber hose.

Those are steel lines and are pretty common to crack and leak.

Do Not replace it with copper. Copper work hardens and the vibration that the line will see will cause it to crack and break in a short amount of time.

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advised that i take care of it asap.
Maybe you should have listened?
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Old 09-28-2019, 08:53 AM   #11
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That's the oil supply to the air compressor.

They have a kit where you can replace the entire line with rubber hose.
Hey, haven't bothered with this in a while. Would you happen to know where i can get a kit like the one you mentioned?

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Old 09-30-2019, 10:04 AM   #12
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Hey, haven't bothered with this in a while. Would you happen to know where i can get a kit like the one you mentioned?

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Yeah, your International dealer should have it. We installed a boat load of them several years ago but I don't have the number handy anymore.
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Old 10-13-2019, 02:05 PM   #13
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Yeah, your International dealer should have it. We installed a boat load of them several years ago but I don't have the number handy anymore.

Is this it? The online parts store I found sent me this pic and this is what the rep told me...

"Hello, please see the attached picture, that is the hose International lists as a replacement for you, unfortunately, I am unable to tell you if this is all you need or If there are any other fittings, etc. That are required. If you want me to get one for you they are available for $65 plus shipping if you need it shipped."
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Old 10-14-2019, 08:53 AM   #14
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Yeah, that looks like it, but 65 bucks is about double what I remember them costing 10 years ago.
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Old 10-14-2019, 11:06 AM   #15
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Yeah, that looks like it, but 65 bucks is about double what I remember them costing 10 years ago.
Man! Gotta find the part number so I can shop around a little bit. Is this all you needed or where there more parts or anything else? What tool/s did you use? It's gonna be hell trying to get to the tight spot on the other end. Not sure how this is gonna play out

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IIRC no, it was just a rubber hose with the correct ends, I think I always rotated the bottom elbow to point up more for a straighter shot.
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Yeah, that looks like it, but 65 bucks is about double what I remember them costing 10 years ago.
Found it on eBay for 20 bucks. Grabbed 2 of em. Took a closer look at the original and realized it might not be so hard to reach the other side after all. Most likely won't be needing both replacement hoses. Just need to take it in a different path.

Do you know if I would need to drain all the oil out before I replace this. I mean is the oil going to come shooting out all over the place.. I suppose so. What steps should I take?

Thanks for any tips
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Found it on eBay for 20 bucks. Grabbed 2 of em. Took a closer look at the original and realized it might not be so hard to reach the other side after all. Most likely won't be needing both replacement hoses. Just need to take it in a different path.

Do you know if I would need to drain all the oil out before I replace this. I mean is the oil going to come shooting out all over the place.. I suppose so. What steps should I take?

Thanks for any tips
Don't replace it while the engine is running and there is no pressure to make it shoot all over the place, some oil will come out, but not much.
It's easy to get some steel brake line, flare the end and make your own... Auto part stores rent the line flaring kit and you get all your money back upon return of the tool.... Tube bender is dirt cheap as well, around $10.
I make them all the time for people.
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Like patrick said, do it with the engine off and there should be a minimal amount spilled.

I use the hose that international specs. Yeah you can flare steel brake line cheaper, but the original was steel and broke(due to vibration I guess), so I upgraded. That and my labor isn't free. We've never had one with the rubber upgrade have issues.
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Old 11-10-2019, 10:20 PM   #20
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Don't replace it while the engine is running and there is no pressure to make it shoot all over the place, some oil will come out, but not much.
It's easy to get some steel brake line, flare the end and make your own... Auto part stores rent the line flaring kit and you get all your money back upon return of the tool.... Tube bender is dirt cheap as well, around $10.
I make them all the time for people.
Thanks for the advice but I guess I'll go this route since I already purchased the house. Seems pretty close cost wise so it's all good
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