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Black box between expansion tank and washer tank

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Goubo1, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. Goubo1
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    After being out a drive I was letting the car idle to cool the turbo before turning off the ignition,so I popped the bonnet to top up the washer fluid and the black box just above it is making a clicking/knocking noise is this normal or does this need replaced?

    Thanks in advance guys
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    It's the charcoal canister and it is meant to click
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    Thanks for the reply mate and please excuse my lack of knowledge
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    Dont apologise for not knowing, Thats what the site's here for!
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    damn straight. and just so you know i wouldn't have know what it was either so don't worry. the amount of 'stupid' questions i've asked on here...
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    Cheers guys.is it possible to delete this charcoal canister as mine makes the car sound horrible with the loud clicking ?
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    Strip it out n throw it in the bin
    I did
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