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Old 05-30-2010, 10:07 PM   #1
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I just realised that I've got no one way valve on my charcoal canister and it has been getting boost for years. My car has always had a fuel smell after a firm drive, I guess this could be why.

Also, my mileage totally sucks, but I doubt this is contributing to it.

I'm fitting the one way valve today, I'll post back in a week or so and let you know the results.

Anyone else here been running like this?
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Wow I never thought about that... Where did you get this one way valve?
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It's a fairly standard thing at an automotive store, or you could grab one from a wrecked factory boosted car. My MSM had one. I think you yanks call it a check valve.
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Yes, check valve. I have one, which reminds me I need to pull it off to include with the turbo kit I just sold!
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It's a fairly standard thing at an automotive store, or you could grab one from a wrecked factory boosted car. My MSM had one. I think you yanks call it a check valve.
Hey, I'm Canadian damnit.
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Sucks to be you. I feel for you.
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Sucks to be you. I feel for you.
I feel your mom.

Ohh zing!
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Charcoal canister? You still run that thing? I deleted mine when I went standalone.
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Charcoal canister? You still run that thing? I deleted mine when I went standalone.
+1 to that
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lol charcol canister.

first thing I ripped off my car. That spot now holds a catch can.
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i was lucky enough to find a watch under mine when i pulled it. i'm still on stock ecu and still no check engine light.
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Pretty sure on OBD1 as long as the solenoid is still hooked up you wont get a CEL.
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i don't think you'll get a CEL with it unplugged...
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Brain Check your PM's please I'm in need of diy pnp
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Yes, check valve. I have one, which reminds me I need to pull it off to include with the turbo kit I just sold!

I was hoping you'd remember that! ;-)
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