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Old 03-24-2018, 11:10 PM   #1
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Default 3.5L snorkel seal

Looks like Saturn no longer makes 22710603, the seal between the snorkel and the throttle body. Those things get chewed up pretty bad trying to slide with snorkel in with the interference of the fuse box. I hope any rubber bits of it haven't broken off and migrated past the TB.

Does anyone know of a source for this part?

-Robert

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Old 03-25-2018, 10:34 AM   #2
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Default Re: 3.5L snorkel seal

Tried googling the part number? Google returned various GM parts sites no longer stocking this part but these two sites still lists them;

http://oemcats.com/oem-parts/22710603.html

https://www.trademotion.com/parts/20...&siteid=214568

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Old 03-25-2018, 04:03 PM   #3
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Tried googling the part number? Google returned various GM parts sites no longer stocking this part but these two sites still lists them;

http://oemcats.com/oem-parts/22710603.html

https://www.trademotion.com/parts/20...&siteid=214568
I did do that. The first place I was suspicious of but I donít think I tried the second on you show.

Curious what other people are doing.

I donít think mine is quite leaking yet but it would be an automatic smog failure because itís torn.

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Old 03-25-2018, 04:45 PM   #4
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Second webstite checkout is broken.

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Old 03-25-2018, 04:46 PM   #5
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First website doesnít actually sell parts. When you go to ďcheckoutĒ they list dealerships who sell gm parts. So theyíre just a referral and donít track inventory.

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Old 03-25-2018, 05:20 PM   #6
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Default Re: 3.5L snorkel seal

I was looking at some of the Honda Pilot 3.5
videos on youtube. Their snorkel is different but that rubber connecting piece looks the same to me. Just sayin...

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Default Re: 3.5L snorkel seal

My bad as I thought these search sites were easy to find and stopped at the first page without trying to enter, add to cart and checkout, only to find it more tedious to go to every link and search again to find a part discontinued....... The second link to Boston GM parts died as I tried going further to attempt ordering.

If you truly cannot find a replacement whether from used parts sources, ebay, craigslist, members knowing junk yards with known Vue parts than can help locate the exact replacement, my guess is a custom made one from whatever's available......... While yours is slowly deteriorating, you can measure for dimensions and type of flex/fixed material (plastic, poly, rubber, abs, etc) and search for something that can fit. I realize it's easy to suggest a solution but I always thought "if there's a will there's a way" to a solution, even with some parts that are discontinued yet isn't the end of the world as long as a substitute can be made (difficulty in custom making a part aside).

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Old 03-27-2018, 06:28 PM   #8
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Default Re: 3.5L snorkel seal

Or get a CAI.

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Old 03-28-2018, 10:06 AM   #9
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Default Re: 3.5L snorkel seal

That aftermarket assembly is missing the port for the emissions house on the boot.

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Old 03-28-2018, 10:21 AM   #10
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It's on the metal part.

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Old 03-28-2018, 11:14 AM   #11
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It's on the metal part.
But if it doesnít match the diagram under the hood how do you pass smog? The diagram shows the hose connecting on the rubber boot.

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Default Re: 3.5L snorkel seal

The metal tube still has the same air flowing through it. Doubt the fact its 6 inches farther from the throttle body makes a difference. I assume the manufacturer took this into account.

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Default Re: 3.5L snorkel seal

Anyone found a source for this elusive part - Snorkel Seal 22710603?

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Old 08-04-2019, 09:26 PM   #14
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Anyone found a source for this elusive part - Snorkel Seal 22710603?
Pick n pull appears to be the only source that will pass smog.

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