The evaporative emission canister should be inspected for damage or leaks at the hose fittings. Repair or replace any old or cracked hoses. Replace the canister if it is damaged in any way. The canister is located under the hood, to the right of the engine on 1.8L models, or on a bracket under the air cleaner housing on 1.9L models.
On 1997 models, the canister is located at the front of the engine; on 1998-99 models, the canister is located at the rear of the car.