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charcoal canister

King_berald

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gday guys....i get a petrol smell in the cabin when the car is idling sometimes and someone told me to try and clean the charcoal canister.....how do i do that?? do i just unplug it from the hoses the hose it out? or is there another method???
 

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I wouldn't mind knowing either... anyone? :p
 

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i don't think they ever need cleaning, i know you can take it out and shake it and it shouldn't rattle. check the hoses to the tb are ok, but i think hosing it out would **** it up. it's not something i've ever heard of someone doing.
 

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It could be the charcoal canister... it could also be a fuel leak. Wipe your finger around all the fuel lines under the hood and check your finger for petrol. You shouldn't smell any.
 

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have you just filled the tank up? or is it there all the time. I know if you got a full tank and you can smell petrol is usually your breather lines on the tank have perished
 

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nah its pretty much all the time....ill have a squiz at my fuel lines....
 
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