CHARCAOL CANISTER

  • Tiny
  • j&s
  • 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser
  • 57,000 miles

Replaceing charcoal canister and pump can I replace it my self and do auto parts store have it or is it a dealer item only dealer said thats what it needed to turn of check engine light they said for them to do it the cost would be $1100.00 if this is true I wll never buy another one made by chy or dodge I may trade it in tommorow

Sunday, April 29th, 2012 AT 4:00 AM

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  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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Iam sure you can find the charcoal canister online or at the dealer I doubt they will have that at the auto parts store. Which pump are we talking about here?

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Sunday, April 29th, 2012 AT 4:21 AM
  • Tiny
  • j&s
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They said thre was a vapor pump I guess that goes with this canister or maybe there trying to rip me off this car has been to the shop at ragland cryslier about 8 time with ac problems theres a large pop when it is turned on the ac was why its was there this time while takeing it about 1 mile to the dealer again the check engine light came on and that what they said iit was

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Sunday, April 29th, 2012 AT 5:18 AM
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  • saturntech9
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I found the charcoal canister for 64 on www. Rockauto. Com I posted a pic of the charcoal canister and a number key showing you where its located.I also posted how to replace it.I havent found a vapor pump yet on that car. Can you get me the exact code numbers its setting?That would really help it will be a P followed by a four digit number.

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Sunday, April 29th, 2012 AT 5:43 AM
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Sorry here is the rest of the info.

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Sunday, April 29th, 2012 AT 5:45 AM
  • Tiny
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I found the fuel vapor detection pump on www. Rockauto. Com for 26.

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Sunday, April 29th, 2012 AT 6:26 AM
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Its number 5 in the diagram I posted its right next to the charcoal canister.

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Sunday, April 29th, 2012 AT 6:28 AM
  • Tiny
  • j&s
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I was not going to give them 1000 dollars to fix it so I traded the junker off bought a new 2012 ford fusion im not going to be dollared to death by them I will just buy a new car as I did but no cryslers for me good day thanks for your help

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Friday, May 4th, 2012 AT 4:14 AM
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  • saturntech9
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Your welcome thats what were here for. The parts were cheap I would have fixed it myself but hope you enjoy your new car.

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Friday, May 4th, 2012 AT 12:01 PM

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