Toyota Cressida and Van 1983-1990

Charcoal Canister

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TESTING





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Fig. Fig. 1 Inspecting the charcoal canister

  1. Remove the charcoal canister from the vehicle. Visually inspect charcoal canister case for cracks or damage.
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  3. Using a low pressure compressed air, blow into the tank pipe and check that air flows without resistance from the other pipes.
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  5. Blow compressed air into the purge pipe and check that air does not flow from the other pipes.
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  7. Clean the filter in the canister by blowing 43 psi of compressed air into the canister tank pipe while holding the other canister tank pipe closed.
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  9. If the charcoal canister fails the inspection replace it.
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Do not attempt to wash the canister and no activated carbon should come out of the tank while inspecting it.

 
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