Today we remove and test an EVAP charcoal canister. The canister is designed to hold hydrocarbons from the fuel system when the vehicle is not running. Under normal operation, the vapor is sent to the intake manifold when the engine is operating.
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Floor jack and jack stands
Flat head screwdriver
10mm socket & ratchet
EVAP Pressure Sensor P0450 - https://youtu.be/263bj1gVKsU
EVAP Canister Purge Control Valve P0443 - https://youtu.be/4z9uUwc3iV8
EVAP Canister Purge Control SOLENOID Valve P0443 - https://youtu.be/7ni-mjr1xeg
EVAP Canister Vent Control Valve P0446 - https://youtu.be/C1h-3W4SFgk
EVAP Canister Purge Volume Control Valve P1445 - https://youtu.be/QnVUBYdFHGI
This video is being performed by an experienced tech. Any attempt to repair automotive parts and/or systems carries risk of personal injury. Always adhere and follow safe practices when working on vehicles. Such as, use safety glasses, jack stands, no loose clothing, etc. No guarantee or warranty is implied. Use the information in this video at your own risk. If you don't think you can perform the job then be smart and don't.
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This was performed on a 1997 Nissan Maxima. Check with your vehicle's repair manual for testing parameters.