Anyone remove the "charcoal canister/filter"?

Discussion in '2005+ Mustang GT 4.6L Tech' started by Nuclear, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. 01yellerCobra

    01yellerCobra forum member

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    Depending on the year of your car this is a known issue. There's a TSB for it. We've been dealing with it in our 06 for a bit. I replaced the whole fuel pump module last weekend in the hope of fixing it.
     
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  2. 46addict

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    Did these codes show right after the system removal? The level senders are known to get stuck if debris from the tank gets lodged in its path. So I wouldn't rule this out unless you know the level sender and pump are good.

    By "omitting" the codes is the tuner making the EVAP sensors unavailable or disabled for emissions testing? Wouldn't the inspector look for disabled monitors and flag this if turned off in the tune? I realize this varies by state so I'll say I'm in GA. We do a OBD check but no sniffer.
     
  3. frankthetank81

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    So I drove it for a bit last night, first time in about 9 months and the fuel gage seems to be working now, maybe the gas just needed to be sloshed around some to get the float moving again. With some spirited driving, I got the gas gage to go down a bit(from the right side of the F line to the left of it). It still throws the P0446, but that was to be expected until the new tune comes in. Keep everyone posted.

    no inspections are done in my state. I've been wanting to do this for a while, I have never been able to fill the car up easily, and it got to the point where there were times I wasn't even sure I could get gas in the tank. With getting 8-10 miles per gallon and a tiny tank to begin with, not ideal. The other big plus is being able to easily jack the rear of the car up now, prior I always had to worm the jack in between the exhaust and tire and it would take a good 5 minutes to get the car off the ground.
     
  4. RocketcarX

    RocketcarX 95% of my weight is fuel

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    QS far as the tune goes you turn off the ability to report said code, you change the option, you have three choices when tuning.
    1: report code
    2: do not illuminate CEL
    3: do not report code
     
  5. 46addict

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    I'm not following. If a code is reported, the CEL will light up, no?
     
  6. RocketcarX

    RocketcarX 95% of my weight is fuel

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    Not if you select the option to not have it trigger the light. The code would be reported when scanning, but it would not set the CEL
     
  7. frankthetank81

    frankthetank81 Junior Member

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    So after a back and forth with BAMA, they said they no longer will remove the P0446 code. Anyone hear about this?
     
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  8. 46addict

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    I have heard of mainstream tuners refusing to turn off or do anything with rear o2 sensor monitors. I suppose they're doing the same for EVAP components for the same emissions reasons.
     
  9. AndrewNagle

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    That is why using a Venezuelan tuner makes sense @lito
     
  10. 46addict

    46addict 13726548

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    I will only use Lito. It's going to suck if/when I move on from the 4.6 world.