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Are the quick-release connectors that are on the charcoal canister designed for pressure -and- vacuum operating conditions? They seem kind of dodgy to me, like the seal is not that effective. Are they quick-release rather than clamped primarily to allow pressure testing of the evap system?
 

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probably not.. they are quick release probably for the ease of assembly.. I haven't seen a single maufacturer who doesn't use quick release on any modern car.. same with fuel systems..
 

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OK, so if they are used only for assembly cost, how well do they work? It seems like these connectors are not very bomber...a direct connection would be much more secure. I am wondering if some of the guys troubleshooting "gas smells" are experiencing leaks from these connectors.


probably not.. they are quick release probably for the ease of assembly.. I haven't seen a single maufacturer who doesn't use quick release on any modern car.. same with fuel systems..
 

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There's an O-ring inside the connector to form the seal.

It's weird, they go on and off with virtually no effort, but I watched the dealer pump smoke into the system via the port covered by the green cap, and no leaky.
 

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probably not.. they are quick release probably for the ease of assembly.. I haven't seen a single maufacturer who doesn't use quick release on any modern car.. same with fuel systems..
well fuel systems better be sealed :p
 
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