Installing new power steering high pressure line - 1990 Escort GT

The aftermarket replacement high pressure hose came with a small bag with a yellow plastic cap inside of it. Does anyone know what this cap is for? When I took the old line off the rack and pump I do not recall
finding a cap of any kind.
I did find a pin hole in the metal bend of the old high pressure line. Wish me luck that the old rack seals hold up after sitting for so many monthts ( fingers crossed ).
Thanks
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snipped-for-privacy@optonline.net wrote:

The plastic cap was installed on the new line to keep out contamination during processing\packing. Just toss it. They often fall off during shipping.
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Tom Adkins wrote:

Wait a minute.. It was in the parts bag? It's certainly not crucial for installation. Maybe they put it there for you to cap an orifice while you install the new line?
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Tom Adkins wrote:

Yeah it was packaged like it was some significant part of the equation, but looking at the old line and fittings, no match. Both lines have matching, I think, Type 3 fittings that use the teflon o-ring.
I guess I could put it in the ps pump orifice for a few minutes...
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