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Old 05-24-2010, 11:09 AM
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washing under my truck today and saw 2 black canisters, one round and one square, under it. there was a tube connecting the two and a hose going to the round one that was unhooked and had black stuff all over the top of it. i hooked it bck up. its a 98 4wd 5.2 extended cab. is this some emissions thing? do i need it, since sc doesnt require inspections? can i take it off?
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Those are EVAP canisters. Taking them off won't do you any good.
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The same thing happens to my truck...and actually when the hose is off, my a/c vents do not blow at high RPM's...kind of wierd...but when I put the hose back on, all is good
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maybe that was the proble with my truck...cuz when i give it a little bit of gas the vents cut off, havent payed any attention to it since i reconnected that hose.
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i bet they will be fine now....thats how i know if that hose popped off is if my vents start cutting off again. Its all vacuum related
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checked it today...still cut off. oh well, the only time i run my ac is when my gf is with me and she thinks its too hot for the windows to be rolled down...then it gets too cold.
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hmmm I thought for sure it would fix it. maybe you have a vacuum leak somewhere else?
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checked it today...still cut off. oh well, the only time i run my ac is when my gf is with me and she thinks its too hot for the windows to be rolled down...then it gets too cold.
get used to that happening, my wife does that to me.
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Leave them there . If you remove them , it will turn on the check engine light .
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