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Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 4:42 pm 
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I have a 1995 5.0L NF Ford Fairlane which sometimes gets a bit of a fuel smell inside the car, I can't find any fuel leaks and think that it may be the charcoal canister causing the problem.
I went to an auto shop, they have no canisters, so I went to Ford and they said that they have discontinued them.
I know it is a common problem with ef el falcons and fairlanes etc.
What can be done to fix this problem?
Can they be rebuilt or use one from a different car?
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Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 5:30 pm 
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I remember there was a problem with some canisters where they were connected back to front from the factory. Just an idea to check.

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 11:13 pm 
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Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2007 12:22 am 
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It will be the little solenoid connected to one of the hoses coming off the canester.

Get one from the wrecker, Ford want $150 for a new one! :o

 

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