clogged hood vent, any ideas - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on
Old 12-09-2008, 09:19 AM   #1
za_mhz's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Southern Maine
Posts: 97
clogged hood vent, any ideas

the hood vent in front of my windshield may be clogged i'm getting some flooding. anyone have any experience cleaning/fixing this problem?

2000 XJ daily driver
1998 Wrangler SE (my gateway drug and gone)
2005 Rubicon Unlimited Sahara movie edition (sold)
1993 Wrangler - my current addiction
za_mhz is offline   Quote
Old 12-09-2008, 09:46 AM   #2
that's what she said

WF Supporting Member
jgano23's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: \m/-_-\m/
Posts: 16,482
Send a message via AIM to jgano23 Send a message via Yahoo to jgano23
where is the water coming in from

jgano23 is offline   Quote
Old 12-09-2008, 03:51 PM   #3
Cal's Avatar
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 95
Yes, Under the hood against the firewall. Also to make it tough behind the engine is a rubber tube. Takes a little work but you will need to squeeze to remove all the built up of gunk. (aka Mud,etc) to clean out. Once done you won't be getting drips on either yours or your passengers feet.
Cal is offline   Quote
Old 12-09-2008, 06:54 PM   #4
cork1958's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: MI
Posts: 562
"Yes, Under the hood against the firewall"

What exactly, is under the hood against the firewall, that one would be looking for, to do anythong to?
cork1958 is offline   Quote
Old 12-10-2008, 06:08 AM   #5
Cal's Avatar
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 95
A black rubber tube is what you are looking to find. It's behind the engine on the firewall. It fills with dirt, mud, etc and clogs up. It needs to be cleaned out to stop the water from finding other easy access of places to run out. Which happens to be inside and drips down on your feet.
Cal is offline   Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hood latches erickpl TJ Tech Forum 4 10-15-2008 07:46 AM
Daystar's new JK Hood Wrangler 1BLKJP JK General Discussion Forum 10 06-20-2008 09:26 AM
Dealer damaged my Hood!!! labwagn JK General Discussion Forum 11 08-27-2007 08:11 PM
locking hood latches Moab Man TJ General Discussion Forum 5 01-15-2007 01:21 PM
leak on rear axle by vent hose BlackJeepoftheFamily TJ Tech Forum 6 08-27-2006 10:17 AM

Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:21 PM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC. is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC