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There is a canister with a hose coming off it under the battery.The hose is not connected at either end.Does anyone know what this canister is and what it does?

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Its a polution control device

Posted on Sep 17, 2010

  • Kerry Coker Sep 20, 2010

    Ok But where does the hose run to.From the canister to where?
    Thanks for your help

  • Ralph Cronenberg Sep 20, 2010

    to the air

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"I have 1998 Volvo V70 AWD and my check engine light is on. I changed gas cap that one I got from the Volvo. Also I done smoke test few days ago, the mechanic couldn't find any leak. Now it show the code...


1--Evap system hoses
2--Purge Valve
3--Check Valve
4--Air pump
5--Canister valve(some people call canister purge valve)

A crack in an evap hose is the most common thing. I would definitely check the two evap canister hoses. These are easy to fine, one being the J hose, which is in a J shape, and connected to your canister and the other end to a valve. Then the Canister Evap hose, which is 18" or so long with a 4" L on the end of it. It connects to a hard plastic or metal hose that can easily be reached by removing the rear passenger side tire on a 98 S70 turbo. Check these 2 first. I found that the cracks in both of these hoses were where the clicks were or close to them(many old style clips causing this). Check these too, again they will both be connected to the canister valve that is right beside the charcoal canister on the passenger rear side.

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I need to know what is under the battery on a 98 Ford contour


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Feul will burp mout of the filler cap no mater how slow I fill the car and the service engine soon light is on, how do I change the feul tank filler vent check valve?


Hi, your EVAP vent valve is likely stuck closed. The valve is under the car near the fuel tank. Remove the valve and check to see if it's stuck. You may be able to restore operation by cleaning the valve with carb cleaner. The valve should be open when no voltage is applied. I have pasted instructions below from autozone.com. Please let me know if you have any questions, and thanks for using FixYa.
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2.2L & 2.4L Engines

  1. Raise the vehicle
  2. Loosen the EVAP canister vent valve hose clamp and slide the clamp down the hose away from the EVAP vent valve hose connection.
  3. Remove the hose from the EVAP canister vent valve.
  4. Remove the EVAP canister vent valve by placing a pry bar between the valve and mounting surface, and moving the valve forward.
  5. Remove the clip from the EVAP canister vent valve harness connector
  6. Disconnect the EVAP canister vent valve harness connector.

To install:
  1. Connect the EVAP canister vent valve harness connector
  2. Install the clip into the EVAP canister vent valve harness connector.
  3. Install the EVAP canister vent valve by pushing the mounts into the original holes.
  4. Lubricate the hose end with lubricant.
  5. Install the hose to the EVAP canister vent valve.
  6. Slide the EVAP canister vent valve hose clamp down on to the hose connection at the EVAP canister vent valve.
  7. Lower the vehicle.

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How to change the fuel filter


Fuel Filter The filter should be inspected for external damage and/or leakage at least once a year. The fuel filter should be changed only as necessary. Toyota Motor Corporation recommends replacing the carbureted fuel filters at 15,000 miles and 30,000 miles on fuel injected models. NOTE: Fuel lines and connections, fuel tank vapor vent system hoses and fuel tank bands should be inspected every 60,000 miles or every 36 months. The fuel tank cap gasket should be replaced 60,000 miles or every 72 months.
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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Carbureted Engines The fuel filter on carbureted engines is a plastic cylinder with two ports for the fuel. It is usually located in the engine compartment near the charcoal canister.
  1. Using a pair of pliers, expand the hose clamp on one side of the filter, and slide the clamp further down the hose, past the point to which the filter pipe extends. Remove the other clamp in the same manner. Grasp the clamps and slide them up the hose slightly above the filter ends 88271p10.jpg

  2. Grasp the hoses near the ends and twist them gently to pull them free from the filter pipe. Slide the hose off the end of the fuel filter end 88271p11.jpg

  3. Pull the filter from the clip and discard. Be carefull when removing the filter, some fuel may spill out if not held upright 88271p12.jpg
    To install:
  4. Install the new filter into the clip. The arrow must point towards the hose that runs to the carburetor.
  5. Push the hoses onto the filter pipes, then slide the clamps back into position.
  6. Start the engine and check for leaks.
Fuel Injected Engines 1993-97 MODELS
  1. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK position. Disconnect the negative battery cable and wait at least 90 seconds before proceeding with working on the fuel system. This will depressureize the fuel system. The fuel filter can be hard to locate on these engines 88271pa1.jpg
    Fig. 4: Exploded view of the fuel filter mounting - 1993-97 models 88271g02.gif
    Fig. 5: Disconnect the negative battery cable prior to all fuel system repairs 88271g03.gif
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    Failure to depressurise the fuel system could cause personal injury.
  2. Disconnect the Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor wiring.
  3. Loosen the air cleaner hose clamp bolt, the disconnect the four air cleaner cap clips. Fig. 6: Loosen the air cleaner hose clamp bolt 88271g04.gif

  4. Spearate the air cleaner hose from the throttle body, and remove the air cleaner cap together with the air cleaner hose.
  5. Disconnect the EVAP canister hose from the charcoal canister. Fig. 7: Remove both EVAP hoses from the charcoal canister 88271g05.gif

  6. Remove the charcoal canister from the bracket.
  7. Place a suitable container or shop towel under the fuel filter. Remove the union bolt and two gaskets, then slowly disconnect the fuel inlet hose from the fuel filter outlet. Fig. 8: Remove the union bolt and two gaskets from the fuel filter, then disconnect the inlet hose from the filter 88271g06.gif

  8. Using a special wrench 09631-22020 or equivalent, disconnect the inlet pipe from the fuel filter. Remove the two bolts and the filter from the vehicle. Fig. 9: Using a special tool, disconnect the inlet pipe from the fuel filter 88271g07.gif
    Fig. 10: Remove the two filter mounting bolts, then separate the filter from the vehicle 88271g08.gif
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  9. Install the fuel filter with the two bolts and tighten them to 43 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
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  11. Install the charcoal canister to the bracket. Connect the two EVAP hoses to the canister.
  12. Connect the air cleaner hose to the throttle body. Install the air cleaner cap together with the air cleaner hose.
  13. Attach the IAT sensor wiring.
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Some might have an ses p0446, evap emissions vent circuit low. If you take it to the dealer they want 300-400.00 to fix the problem. GM has a service bulletin on this condition and have the updated part for 180.00, thats suppose to eliminate this issue.

Basically the problem is, the evap purge vent valve gets clogged with dirt, especially if the truck is used in dirty conditions. Well I figured there had to be a cheaper way to cure this problem.

Here it is:
1) find the location of the vent valve; its under the truck, locate the charcoal canister on the front of the gas tank and trace the vent line to the vent valve.
2) Take the bracket loose with a 5/8 wrench.
3) Spin the valve around so the side with the hole is facing you.
4) Take an air compressor and blow the vent valve out.
5) reinstall and clear the code and it's fixed.

Now I know the updated part from gm is supposed to keep the valve from clogging ever again, but why spend the money when all you have to do is blow out the vent valve every 50k-100kmi and save your $$$!

Subject: DTC P0446 (Restricted/Blocked EVAP Vent Path) Set, Service Engine Soon (SES) Lamp Illuminated (Replace Hose/Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Canister Vent Asm) #02-06-04-037A - (02/02/2005)
Models:
- 1999-2003 Chevrolet Silverado Models
- 1999-2003 GMC Sierra Models
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This bulletin is being revised to add model years. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 02-06-04-037 (Section 06 -- Engine/Propulsion System).
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Condition
Some customers whose vehicles are operated in dusty type environments, such as farming or mining off-road type applications, may comment about the illumination of the instrument panel SES light, with a DTC of P0446 (Restricted/Blocked EVAP Vent Path) being set.

Cause
Dirt and dust intrusion into the EVAP canister vent hose assembly, resulting in restricted air flow, may cause this condition.

Part Number 15086429 Hose Asm-Evap Emis Cnstr Vent


Removal & Installation
Purge Solenoid Valve-2.2L (L61) Engine
  1. Disconnect the evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge valve harness connector.
  2. Disconnect the vacuum pipe from the EVAP canister purge valve.
  3. Disconnect the purge pipe from the EVAP canister purge valve.
  4. Remove the EVAP canister purge valve and bracket.
  5. Remove the EVAP canister purge valve from the purge bracket.
  6. Inspect for carbon release in the EVAP canister purge valve ports.
To install:
  1. Install the EVAP canister purge valve on to the purge bracket.
  2. Install the EVAP canister purge valve and bracket. Tighten the purge bracket nut to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
  3. Connect the purge pipe to the EVAP canister purge valve.
  4. Connect the vacuum pipe to the EVAP canister purge valve.
  5. Connect the EVAP canister purge valve harness connector.
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  7. Disconnect the EVAP canister purge valve harness connector.
  8. Disconnect the engine purge pipe from the EVAP canister purge valve.
  9. Disconnect the engine vacuum pipe from the EVAP canister purge valve.
  10. Remove the EVAP canister purge valve mounting bracket attaching bolt.
  11. Remove the EVAP canister purge valve along with the mounting bracket.
  12. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the bracket bolts to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm).

Purge Solenoid Valve-2.4L Engines
  1. Remove the front purge pipe from the evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge valve.
  2. Remove the rear purge pipe from the EVAP canister purge valve.
    NOTE The EVAP canister may have released carbon particles, which caused this part to fail, and may cause damage to other components. Check the EVAP canister for loose carbon before returning the vehicle to service.
  3. Disconnect the EVAP canister purge valve electrical connector.
  4. Insert a screwdriver between the EVAP canister purge valve and the mounting bracket in order to release the lock tab.
  5. Remove the EVAP canister purge valve mounting bracket attaching nut, if replacing the bracket.
  6. Remove the bracket.
To install:
  1. Install the mounting bracket and the attaching nut for the EVAP canister purge valve. Tighten the nut to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
  2. Slide the EVAP canister purge valve onto the mounting bracket. Make sure the lock tab locks the valve in place.
  3. Connect the EVAP canister purge valve electrical connector.
  4. Connect the rear purge pipe to the EVAP canister purge valve.
  5. Connect the front purge pipe to the EVAP canister purge valve.

Vent Solenoid Valve-2.2L & 2.4L Engines
  1. Raise the vehicle
  2. Loosen the EVAP canister vent valve hose clamp and slide the clamp down the hose away from the EVAP vent valve hose connection.
  3. Remove the hose from the EVAP canister vent valve.
  4. Remove the EVAP canister vent valve by placing a pry bar between the valve and mounting surface, and moving the valve forward.
  5. Remove the clip from the EVAP canister vent valve harness connector
  6. Disconnect the EVAP canister vent valve harness connector.
To install:
  1. Connect the EVAP canister vent valve harness connector
  2. Install the clip into the EVAP canister vent valve harness connector.
  3. Install the EVAP canister vent valve by pushing the mounts into the original holes.
  4. Lubricate the hose end with lubricant.
  5. Install the hose to the EVAP canister vent valve.
  6. Slide the EVAP canister vent valve hose clamp down on to the hose connection at the EVAP canister vent valve.
  7. Lower the vehicle.

Hope this help (remember commetn and rated this).

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your code p1443
Control System
Canister Purge
Valve (Mechanical)
Malfunction
Monitors the fuel vapor
flow between the
engine intake manifold
and the EVAP
canister. The system
failure occurs when a
leak or blockage
between the intake
manifold, the EVAP
canister purge valve
and the EVAP canister
is detected by the
PCM.
l Pinched, blocked or
plugged fuel vapor
tubes/hoses (except
between fuel tank and
EVAP canister)
l Damaged EVAP
canister
l Disconnected, cracked
or cut fuel vapor
tubes/hoses (except
between fuel tank and
EVAP canister)
l Damaged EVAP
canister purge valve
Check for audible vacuum
noise in the engine
compartment or significant
fuel odor in the engine
compartment or near the
EVAP canister.

This link has all the codes you need.
http://rockledge.home.comcast.net/~rockledge/RangerPictureGallery/DTCs.pdf

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