Small white tank above rear right wheel

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Small white tank above rear right wheel

Post by jdeiss »

I’m going trough my cars interior working on the stereo and came across this again. It’s a small white tank enclosed in sheet metal above the rear right wheel. Three tubes going into it, and from the smell it’s connected to the gas tank. I remember coming across it’s description once before, however my computer is in for repair, which is where I keep the service manuals. I remember it’s description of something like returning fuel vapor to the tank after condensing.

I’ve been going through the interior to eliminate rattles and the sheet metal enclosing this thing strikes me as maybe an automotive snare drum as is. Any one removed it?

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Re: Small white tank above rear right wheel

Post by Legacy777 »

That is the fuel separator tank and you need to leave that there. It ties into the gas tank and evaporative emissions system.
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