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Air filter housing problem :[

Here's my issue and I would really appreciate some input,
I was attempting to replace the air filter in my Honda ('03 Civic Si) and there is a small hose that connects on the side of the housing (about an inch in diameter), the small plastic piece snapped off. So what I did was make a new piece out of a small pipe in order to restore the connection. Is this something that shouldn't be a big deal? Should I look into replacing the whole housing or is there a place where I can find just this little piece by itself? I've attached an image showing exactly what I'm talking about :]

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Re: Air filter housing problem :[

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Assuming it's the hose that connects to the valve cover... it's your crankcase breather hose.. basically recirculates any blow-by gases back into the intake stream instead of venting off to the atmosphere..

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