I'M REPLACING THE STOCK INTAKE DUCT FOR MY EX V6

2003 Honda Accord

Tiny

RobSCV123

December, 21, 2011 AT 7:27 PM

2003 honda accord EX V6. I can't seem to pull off the old one. It's one there really good! Any suggestions?

13 Answers

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saturntech9

December, 21, 2011 AT 8:48 PM

Did you loosen all the clamps?

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RobSCV123

December, 21, 2011 AT 9:15 PM

Yes.I lossened all the clamps it just seems as if it is glued on. I know it' not glued on it's just really stuck on there good.

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saturntech9

December, 21, 2011 AT 9:18 PM

Its stuck on the throttle body?Or is the air filter lid giving you trouble?

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RobSCV123

December, 21, 2011 AT 9:35 PM

It's stock on the Throttle body and the air filter outlet. The air filter lid is not giving me a problem. Also How do I loosen that really skinny coiled clamp that is attached to the air filter outlet?

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RobSCV123

December, 21, 2011 AT 9:36 PM

I meant to say it's STUCK sorry.

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saturntech9

December, 21, 2011 AT 9:44 PM

On the throttle body I would use what is called a hose pick its a long 90 degree pointed pick used to loose the opening of hoses stuck on there connections. You just have to becarefull not to put a hole in the hose. Also could use a regular 90 degree pick or small pocket screwdriver. On the air box side it looks like the spring is only used to hold a little tension on the hose. Try just pulling the hose off or try lighly prying it off.

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RobSCV123

December, 21, 2011 AT 9:48 PM

Great! I'll try that! It's also stuck really good on the vaccum hose as well. Wil the same pic or pocket screwdriver work on that as well? I really appreciate your advice. : -)

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saturntech9

December, 21, 2011 AT 9:56 PM

Your welcome thats what were hear yes they will just becarefull not to damage the hoses. Let me know how you make out.

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RobSCV123

December, 21, 2011 AT 10:01 PM

OK! Will do!

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RobSCV123

December, 27, 2011 AT 10:31 PM

I replaced the air intake duct on Friday. It just took 10 mins and I got the pick set that you mentioned at Wal-Mart for around $5.00 that pulled the hoses right off real nice and it's all back together execpt for the thin spring like clamp on the air filter housing side of the duct. I can't figure out how to get it back on. I can't stretch it enough to put it over the hose. However the duct is on the airfilter housing very tight so I'm thinking when I have the brakes done on the car in a few weeks by my buddy I'll just have him slip that spring clamp on for me real quick. Thank you for all of your help.

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