Evaporative Canister

Al Streicher streichea001 at hawaii.rr.com
Mon Feb 26 07:02:44 EST 2007

Thanks Huw. If it ain't broke...

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Huw Powell" <audi at humanspeakers.com>
To: "Al Streicher" <streichea001 at hawaii.rr.com>
Cc: "Quattro" <quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Sunday, February 25, 2007 10:19 PM
Subject: Re: Evaporative Canister

>> How long does a evaporative canister last?
> Theoretically, forever.  It adsorbs gasoline fumes expanding from the
> fuel tank as needed, and releases them into the intake tract when 
> possible.
> Unless the activated carbon/charcoal gets "clogged" with other aromatic 
> hydrocarbons, or mechanical crud, it should work, as I said, forever.
> Although I am all for the environmental protection afforded by the device 
> (reduced VOC emissions), it also has no effect on how the engine runs.
>> How do you test it?
> The only test I can think of comes too close to glue-sniffing to be 
> recommended.  RIP Joey & Dee Dee....
> -- 
> Huw Powell
> http://www.humanspeakers.com/audi
> http://www.humanthoughts.org/

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