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Old 05-11-2011, 07:55 AM
Mperrin2011 Mperrin2011 is offline
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Exclamation Unknown part broke off of frame

My ranger has bad rust problems due to a saltwater flood, and today while driving i heard a scrapng sound. I pulled over and checked to see what it was and this is what i found part.jpg i have no idea what this is or what it does but the truck isnt running any differently. can anyone help me out?
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Old 05-11-2011, 07:56 AM
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Default Re: Unknown part broke off of frame

that is the charcoal canister. it really isn't necessary but it is for Smog. It will run normal without it
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Old 05-11-2011, 08:06 AM
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Default Re: Unknown part broke off of frame

Thank you so much, I was scared lol
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Old 05-11-2011, 08:20 AM
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Default Re: Unknown part broke off of frame

Im pretty sure its for venting and scrubbing the fuel vapors from the gas tank..
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Old 05-11-2011, 08:23 AM
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Default Re: Unknown part broke off of frame

thats your evap system. without it you will likely throw an evap code. i suggest re-attaching that to the frame where it was and making sure its intact and hooked up.
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Old 05-11-2011, 08:30 AM
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Default Re: Unknown part broke off of frame

If it is disconnected and left open, the engine will suck dirty air directly into the intake manifold.
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Old 05-11-2011, 09:05 AM
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Default Re: Unknown part broke off of frame

Oh yah. forgot to mention to plug it up
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