DROPPED THE GAS TANK ON MY 99 ESCORT

  • Tiny
  • Jkost
  • 1999 Ford Escort
  • 175,000 miles

Dropped the gas tank on my 99' escort. Above the tank is a small black canister that the gaslines go in to. Figure it has to be a filter of some kind. Can't find it in online parts list. Anybody know exactly what it is?

Saturday, November 17th, 2012 AT 6:45 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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It is an evap part. The lines are vacuum lines from the front to the tank.

Roy

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Saturday, November 17th, 2012 AT 6:51 PM
  • Tiny
  • Jkost
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I though that might be what it was. The images I found online looked very different though. Thanks alot.

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Saturday, November 17th, 2012 AT 7:05 PM
  • Tiny
  • CJ MEDEVAC
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SORTA REMINDS ME OF THE "ROLL-OVER CHECK VALVE" AND "LIQUID CHECK VALVE" ON MY '77 JEEP CJ 5BOTH PREVENT FUEL FROM THE TANK FROM ESCAPING OUT, THRU THE VENT LINE (MY JEEP HAS BOTH). SHOULD SOMETHING BAD HAPPEN AND FIRE ENTERS THE EQUATION!

I DON'T KNOW THAT---THAT IS WHAT "YOUR THINGEE" IS OR DOES

JUST THOUGHT I'D SLING THAT OUT THERE

THE MEDIC

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Sunday, November 18th, 2012 AT 5:01 AM

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