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evap canister?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by straycat241, May 8, 2010.

  1. May 8, 2010 at 10:04 AM
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    straycat241

    straycat241 [OP] maXXXed out mid travel

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    i had my check engine light on for some time and i did a battery reset and the check engine light still came on so i took it to claremont toyota and the evap canister was bad this part was replaced for free under warrenty
    what does this canister do and how does it brake?
     
  2. May 8, 2010 at 2:35 PM
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    2.7taco

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    It is a charcoal canister that stores gas vapors. It usually breaks due to solid impact or faulty engineering.
     
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