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Old 08-27-2005, 12:01   #1 (permalink)
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vacuum canister

I have a 97 f150 and the the check engine light just came on. I took it to
advance auto and let them put an instrument on it to see what code it
returned. It says that it was a vacuum problem. I chased all the vacuum
that I could find and checked the ends. All seem fine however I am not
convinced that the problem has been corrected. I also need to find the
vacuum canister to check that but having a difficult locating it. Do anyone
know where they are located on the truck? I had the check engine light
reset and drove it about 9 miles and all looks fine but as I said above I
not convinced that the matter is resolved cause I didn't do anything but
pull the vacuum ends off and put back on.....
Any suggestions?


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Old 08-28-2005, 05:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: vacuum canister

On Sat, 27 Aug 2005 18:04:41 +0000, xyz rearranged some electrons to form:

> I have a 97 f150 and the the check engine light just came on. I took it to
> advance auto and let them put an instrument on it to see what code it
> returned. It says that it was a vacuum problem. I chased all the vacuum
> that I could find and checked the ends. All seem fine however I am not
> convinced that the problem has been corrected. I also need to find the
> vacuum canister to check that but having a difficult locating it. Do anyone
> know where they are located on the truck? I had the check engine light
> reset and drove it about 9 miles and all looks fine but as I said above I
> not convinced that the matter is resolved cause I didn't do anything but
> pull the vacuum ends off and put back on.....
> Any suggestions?


Yes. Tell the group exactly what code you got when it was scanned.

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Old 09-02-2005, 18:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: vacuum canister

this is a good question I took it to advance auto and they scanned it for me
and went back to their computer and it generated the code. Me, I did not
ask what the numbers was. Well since the posting the light hasn't came back
on so what I done or did must been satisfactory cause all is well. What I
did, I do not know so I will write it off on my to do list.
Thanks.......
Oh, I still don't know where the vacuum canister is located..
"David M" <NOSPAM@nospam.com> wrote in message
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> On Sat, 27 Aug 2005 18:04:41 +0000, xyz rearranged some electrons to form:
>
>> I have a 97 f150 and the the check engine light just came on. I took it
>> to
>> advance auto and let them put an instrument on it to see what code it
>> returned. It says that it was a vacuum problem. I chased all the vacuum
>> that I could find and checked the ends. All seem fine however I am not
>> convinced that the problem has been corrected. I also need to find the
>> vacuum canister to check that but having a difficult locating it. Do
>> anyone
>> know where they are located on the truck? I had the check engine light
>> reset and drove it about 9 miles and all looks fine but as I said above I
>> not convinced that the matter is resolved cause I didn't do anything but
>> pull the vacuum ends off and put back on.....
>> Any suggestions?

>
> Yes. Tell the group exactly what code you got when it was scanned.
>
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>



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Old 09-03-2005, 19:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: vacuum canister

On Sat, 03 Sep 2005 00:13:31 +0000, xyz rearranged some electrons to form:

> this is a good question I took it to advance auto and they scanned it for me
> and went back to their computer and it generated the code. Me, I did not
> ask what the numbers was. Well since the posting the light hasn't came back
> on so what I done or did must been satisfactory cause all is well. What I
> did, I do not know so I will write it off on my to do list.
> Thanks.......
> Oh, I still don't know where the vacuum canister is located..


On my 98 it is under the bed.


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