Fuel evaporative emission control system components (Central Fuel Injection/CFI engines) - removal and refitting

Carbon canister Removal
1 The carbon canister is located behind the bumper, under the front right-hand wheelarch (see illustration).

5.1 Carbon canister location (wheelarch liner removed) - CFI engine
5.1 Carbon canister location (wheelarch liner removed) - CFI engine

2 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

3 Remove the wheelarch liner.

4 Disconnect the pipe from the carbon canister.

5 Remove the screw securing the canister to the mounting bracket, and withdraw the canister.

Refitting
6 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Carbon canister purge solenoid Removal
7 The solenoid is located near the bulkhead on the right-hand side of the engine compartment (see illustration).

5.7 Carbon canister purge solenoid location - CFI engine
5.7 Carbon canister purge solenoid location - CFI engine

A Canister purge
solenoid
B Wiring plug
C Hose

8 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

9 Disconnect the solenoid wiring plug.

10 Disconnect both hoses from the solenoid, noting their locations, then withdraw the solenoid from the vehicle.

Refitting
11 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

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