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    Hi there, I'm struggling to understand how this works ( and I'm also concerned that the fuel tank may be over pressurised!)All modern gasoline fuelled cars have a fuel vapour control system that catches fuel vapour in an activated carbon canister (Evap canister) when the engine is not running, and release it back into the engine when it is running.I've added a picture of a typical system and the solenoid valves that achieve this functionality - this applies to a ford, but the basic principal is identical an all gasoline cars.This system applies engine manifold vacuum to the space above the fuel via a metering orifice while running, drawing fresh air through the carbon canister to purge it of the fuel vapours, and burning the fuel vapour as part of the process.The engine management will ...

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    Hi there, I'm struggling to understand how this works ( and I'm also concerned that the fuel tank may be over pressurised!)All modern gasoline fuelled cars have a fuel vapour control system that catches fuel vapour in an activated carbon canister (Evap canister) when the engine is not running, and release it back into the engine when it is running.I've added a picture of a typical system and the solenoid valves that achieve this functionality - this applies to a ford, but the basic principal is identical an all gasoline cars.This system applies engine manifold vacuum to the space above the fuel via a metering orifice while running, drawing fresh air through the carbon canister to purge it of the fuel vapours, and burning the fuel vapour as part of the process.The engine management will monitor the fuel tank pressure, and run diagnostics to check that the system is operating properly by applying a vacuum, closing off all the valves and monitoring the pressure to see if there is a leak. Failure of the evap system will illuminate the check engine light, but this diagnostic rarely runs while on the road with some cars, particularly Toyotas.How does your system work in conjunction with this?If this system isn't deactivated, then all you are doing is introducing fresh air into the fuel evap control system, and thus into the engine manifold. (the compressor will be fighting to raise the pressure, versus the engine drawing vapours from the top of the fuel tank through the metering orifice).What sort of pressure do you need to achieve with this setup in order to return the benefits you describe?What sort of pressure does this system achieve in operation?Does this system activate the "check engine" light? ( and if so, what codes are you getting?)What is the age/condition of the engine, has it been fully serviced, and were there any engine management faults present prior to adding this equipment?Cheers,Mike,

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  • Captainbeaky1972 commented on bdubu's instructable Small Parts Cabinet1 year ago
    Small Parts Cabinet

    Yup, I've been thinking about an "inventory" system for a while, and now is an ideal time to do it ( while I am setting up a brand new workshop). Will probably use excel as a quick and dirty database that will run on both mac and PC - unless anyone else has an idea?I will want to be able to search for names, descriptions and part numbers.

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