Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2002 12:25:03 -0500
From: "G Noble" <>
Subject: Re: What the heck is this noise

That would be the Charcoal canister valve. It clicks at a fairly quick rate. Means it is working fine. It is meant to vent fuel tank vapers back into the engine to be burned. Greg 89 900 T16 163,000 "eric d larson" <> wrote in message > car:97 900SE 49000miles > There is a light clicking noise over the passenger front wheel well where > one of the > air filters are (not sure if it is cabin or engine air filter) behind the > passenger head light housing. It sounds > like something is cycling on and off but every few seconds. I can hear it > if the car is not moving (esp. when you stand on the passenger side of the > car) you can barely hear it in the cabin, not at all if the car is in > motion. (but I can not tell if that is due to the fact of road noise) > Does this sound familiar to anyone? > thanks eric >

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