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Oil injection pipe/tube broke short, not much sticking out.

Well, 1995 Arctic Cat 580 EXT Powder Special. Rebuilt top end and when I was pulling heads off I forgot to unhook oil hose and broke the injector pipe that goes into the pot, kind of short. I cut the hose to get a new unstretched portion of the hose to hopefully hold a little tighter that it was. I then used a ty-wrap/zip tie to squeeze the hose around the pipe. It is not too bad, but i am not confident. The width of the ty-wrap is not much smaller than the length of the tube. It would not have to back off too far before it would fall off.

Has anyone fixed this without removing cylinder? I think I may be able to squeeze a ty-wrap on there yet. Or find some kind of really smaller clamp.

Thanks for any and all help,
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yes you can fix it i have done it with my prowler but you have to be good with a needle nose pliers lol
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Make sure you fix it as soon as you can. Don't mess with the oil system coming apart!

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Ya thanks! Does this tube pull straight out? Or how do you replace it? I still have not received my repair manual. Going to order a new one on Monday.
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Well, 1995 Arctic Cat 580 EXT Powder Special. Rebuilt top end and when I was pulling heads off I forgot to unhook oil hose and broke the injector pipe that goes into the pot, kind of short. I cut the hose to get a new unstretched portion of the hose to hopefully hold a little tighter that it was. I then used a ty-wrap/zip tie to squeeze the hose around the pipe. It is not too bad, but i am not confident. The width of the ty-wrap is not much smaller than the length of the tube. It would not have to back off too far before it would fall off.

Has anyone fixed this without removing cylinder? I think I may be able to squeeze a ty-wrap on there yet. Or find some kind of really smaller clamp.

Thanks for any and all help,
Brad
Just order up a # 3003-597 injection nozzle from your Cat dealer. Remove the carb and carb boot from that cylinder. Put a paper towel in the intake past the tube to prevent anything from falling into the engine. Wedge something in the intake so you can push directly straight on the tube from the inside while at the same time pulling it on the outside with pliers. Tap the new tube in the same distance as the old one, remove the paper towel and any debris and re-assemble. Use a good zip-tie on the new hose, preferably a brand name like AMP not some no-name dollar store junk.
BTW, none of this is in the manual you are waiting for.
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I agree with Iron Dog, this ain't going to be in any manual! And the Stealler will tell you, that you need a new jug! The only thing I would add to is that you may need to use a heat gun to heat up the jug to help get the old one out, and to put the new one in the freezer over night first!
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Very interesting ideas. I picked up the nozzle today, it was $6. Will be changing it soon. Thanks for the helpful hints.

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