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My mechanic said the carbon canister ( part of emmission sys) is full of fuel and needs to be reolaced that was why my check engine light came on?

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If the canister was full of fuel it means the vapor recovery is malfunctioning and it needs to be repaired not moved. Your check valve may be defective or the vacuum hose is cracked or the injector is putting out more fuel than it's supposed to, I would suggest you get a second opinion before moving the canister. You can also look it up in the free magazine at the library for consumer magazine and check for this problem being listed and what the proper fix it is. Moving parts on a car is not a good thing to do to without the manufacture suggesting where to move it due to fire hazard and or fume buildup inside the car compartment or engine compartment where it could catch fire. Thanks for using fix-ya and hope this helps you.

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