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    Pardon my ignorance guys but, what is the charcoal canister for?
    what happens if one of the hosesof it no longer exists?

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    Holds fuel vapors from fuel tank and purges to engine when solenoid is opened.
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    If the line to your tank is plugged off, you'll get a popping or venting when opening the gas cap. Even without the emissions solenoids I have my vent line hooked to a cannister, it cuts down on fumes and the tank can 'breathe' or vent. Without it, the gas tank is getting sucked in as the gas leaves....like it's under vacuum.
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