|06-29-2009, 09:21 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jun 2009
I have a 1998 SL2
I am losing fuel outy the solenoid ASM-EVAP CANISTER VENT VALVE
installed a new one and same thing! I just put a used motor in this car what could I have screwed up to cause this issue? what controls the vent valve? it is pumping out gas fast... Help me please
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|06-29-2009, 09:54 PM||#2|
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Blair, NE 68008
Re: 98 sl2
The root cause of this problem may be the coolant temperature sensor and / or a sticking thermostat. Saturn has a bulletin, #05-06-04-049, for a false code p0442. The fix is to replace the coolant temperature sensor and connector - if corroded - and replace the thermostat. It is believed that a misreading sensor and in conjunction with a sticking thermostat that the test for the evap emission system is running at the wrong time and getting false readings.
This bulletin may or may not apply to your situation. Start by checking for stored trouble codes.
1997 SL2, 5 speed
1999 SL1, Automatic
|06-30-2009, 02:31 AM||#3|
Join Date: Apr 2009
Re: 98 sl2
dude it's a '98 S-series, wouldn't an ECTS and/or t-stat (195 degrees F) be in order anyway
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|06-30-2009, 09:19 PM||#4|
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Western Canada
Re: 98 sl2
Welcome to the Board.
The coolant temp sensor would have nothing to do with fuel coming out of any solenoid.
Are you talking about the solenoid under the intake manifold?
Are the vacuum lines hooked up properly? All the wiring ok, not pinched?
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