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Charcoal Canister


tektic
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1237569 posted 05/29/17 11:52 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
I Just have a screw plugging this line in the engine bay. When I fill up my gas tank there is a long loud pressure correction. Doesn't seem like the best thing for fuel delivery. Should I just put this system back together? How do others have this system set up? Also my car was converted from NA so i think may be missing a check valve of something.

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thomcasey
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1237581 posted 05/30/17 06:04 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
If we can get away with it (like I can), we just delete the canister and leave the hose open. But, I do have a check valve and do not notice any fuel smell



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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1237589 posted 05/30/17 11:22 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
I have a fuel smell when driving but not when the car sits in the garage or anywhere else.

I think it is the venting action to the canister and then it makes its way to atmosphere while driving, under the correct conditions.

Essentially I need to know if any of my vacuum hoses are attached to the correct nipples/spots on the 1990 style TB.

I have a check valve and all factory hardware installed on my C53a. Very, very similar to what you will be using, for a charcoal canister.

I think we posted about that a while back?

Looks like the same canister but different fittings and solenoids (or none) used to perform the venting in/out of the canister/motor.

When you have enough parts from multiple platforms and years, you tend to get a little tongue tie when people ask how your canister works. Haha.



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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1237592 posted 05/30/17 11:53 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
My tank holds pressure for some reason. I thought it was vacuum until I really looked into it.



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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1237594 posted 05/30/17 02:20 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post   
I would hook up the charcoal canister.

Fuel vapors are not necessarily the "safest" thing to be venting into any area.



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