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    What is this on my engine? 2014 WRX

    Mounted on the front of the engine on the driver's side is what appears to be an electric blower of some kind. It has 10 gauge red and black wires going to it and an outlet for whatever it is pumping aimed towards the rear of the car. Is it cooling something? I haven't been able to follow the path of the tubing connected to the outlet.

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    Air pump. There strictly for emissions control during a cold start up.
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    I believe it is the air pump for the emissions system

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    Mikie beat me to it lol

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    Thanks for the info. Where does the pressurized air enter the engine?
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    Quote Originally Posted by scannon View Post
    Thanks for the info. Where does the pressurized air enter the engine?
    From the pump or the turbo?

    Not sure what you're getting at here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mikie13 View Post
    From the pump or the turbo?

    Not sure what you're getting at here.
    The pressurized air from the electric pump. Is it injected into the exhaust like in the bad old days of belt driven air pumps or does it go into the intake stream or somewhere else?
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    Quote Originally Posted by scannon View Post
    The pressurized air from the electric pump. Is it injected into the exhaust like in the bad old days of belt driven air pumps or does it go into the intake stream or somewhere else?
    To be honest with you...I have no earthly idea.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    It's a peenor pump.
    WTF is a peenor pump????
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    Quote Originally Posted by scannon View Post
    Thanks for the info. Where does the pressurized air enter the engine?
    It dosn't go into the engine, it's a peenor pump...

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    It forces more air into the heads during cold starts to run lean so the cats warm up faster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by silvercookie View Post
    It forces more air into the heads during cold starts to run lean so the cats warm up faster.
    Moar air to the head from the peenor pump?
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