Mechanics

NAME OF THIS PART?

1993 Suzuki Sidekick

Engine Cooling problem
1993 Suzuki Sidekick 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 99500 miles

I missplaced my manual and need the name for this part so I can order a new one. It is rusty and corroded and is leaking coolant from the resevoir. Leakage is straight out of the two terminals extending from the end of the piece.
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Motorman900
July 14, 2009.



PM your VIN to me and i'll get a name and a part number for you.

Buddycraigg
Jul 14, 2009.
The site's not letting me PM you with the VIN due to me not having 10 or more posts. Is there any other form of contact where I can send you the VIN?

Thanks.

Tiny
Motorman900
Jul 14, 2009.
Buddycraigg@gmail. Com

Buddycraigg
Jul 14, 2009.
Hi,
I got your email, but i'm having trouble.

Are you saying that coolant is flowing through the two smaller hoses?

Buddycraigg
Jul 15, 2009.
To be quite honest I'm not sure "exactly" what the part is for. I did however think that one of the smaller hoses maybe comes from the housing unit to the engine. The other goes to another similar place. They both however join together to this part, then are dispursed to their appropriate destinations. Those two small ends that are rusted away connect to the two small lines i was holding in my hand in one of the photos. That is where the coolant is leaking from.

I tested the leak by filling my resevoir to the required level. I left the hood open and watched for any leaks while the engine was running. Inevitably it started leaking from those ends. The resevoir empties after a week or two of driving. It's not a really bad leak, but a nuisance I'd like to get rid of. I don't know if the resevoir problem and that leak are connected, but it is quite coincidental.

First photo is basically the parts involved.
http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g20/motorman900/IMG_2070.jpg

Second is where one of the small hoses connects to on the side of the throttle body.
http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g20/motorman900/IMG_2072.jpg

Third is where the 2nd hoses goes. Probably to the housing.
http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g20/motorman900/IMG_2073.jpg

Fourth is just an overall look.
http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g20/motorman900/IMG_2074.jpg

Tiny
Motorman900
Jul 15, 2009.
Thanks.
Almost there.

Buddycraigg
Jul 15, 2009.
I'm glad I'm not a Suzuki parts guy.

The parts book calls it " Heater, Breather" the price book calls it " pipe" suggested list is $23.25.

Now the bad news, it shows back ordered at 2 warehouses. And " low quantity" at the 3rd. So you might not be able to buy it.

But. (Drum roll please.)
the part number is 18990-56b10

good luck

Buddycraigg
Jul 15, 2009.
I appreciate it very much I gave you all the points I could cause I'm new : P

Tiny
Motorman900
Jul 15, 2009.
Glad to help,
come back anytime.

Buddycraigg
Jul 15, 2009.
Just letting you know I called my local Suzuki dealer immediately this morning and they were able to get me the breather from ATL. Thanks so much!

Tiny
Motorman900
Jul 16, 2009.