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fixing charcoal canister noise?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by danger S3, Mar 1, 2012.

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    [Mar 1, 2012]
    has anyone replaced their charcoal canister and if so does a new one make alot less noise?

    it can be pretty loud and annoying
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    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    The ticking noise? It's normal.

    The canister and pipes can be removed though I'm not sure how to go about it.
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    yeah the ticking noise. its pretty loud
    tbh i don't fancy removing it all together but if a new one is a bit quieter and not that expensive then it might be worth it.
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    I.think you need to blank one hose and vent another to the arch. I think the middle hose is a fuel line
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    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Just remove and vent into drivers wing, looks neater and quitier lol.
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    Hi i have no idea about this, but can someone send pics of how to fix this?

    thanks in advance
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    Fix what? the ticking noise? thats normal operation...

    Doing a EVAP delete would typically require diagnostics to be disabled in the map to stop CEL coming on tc...

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    Dont I know it :(
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