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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-29-2008, 08:28 PM
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Posted By ScoobyBoo
Sergio, thanks. Just for your information...it...

Sergio, thanks. Just for your information...it took me about 1 hour. But, it was because it was my first time and I was planning, confirming my next steps, and doing things cautiously...maybe too...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 51,792
Posted By ScoobyBoo
Thumbs Up jbeurotech, thanks for your expert insight,...

jbeurotech, thanks for your expert insight, feedback, and for tracking down your previous posts on the subject. I know the next time I get the purge valve fault codes to first test per your advice. ...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2008, 04:57 PM
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Views: 51,792
Posted By ScoobyBoo
OK, jbeurotech, you've made your point about...

OK, jbeurotech, you've made your point about testing prior to replacing. But, help me to understand how a hole in the breather line and/or loss of vacuum somehow in the breather line is going to...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 51,792
Posted By ScoobyBoo
jbeurotech, this thread is just about how the...

jbeurotech, this thread is just about how the malfunctioning EVAP purge valve on my car was replaced which resolved the PO444 fault code in my situation. In my situation, it was a solenoid that went...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-12-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 51,792
Posted By ScoobyBoo
I didn't have any luck either finding the purge...

I didn't have any luck either finding the purge valve replacement part online. So, I bought it from the parts department at the local BMW dealership. They have it listed as the "Fuel Tank Breather...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-31-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 51,792
Posted By ScoobyBoo
Just a follow-up update after I replaced the EVAP...

Just a follow-up update after I replaced the EVAP purge valve (a.k.a. fuel tank breather valve) on my 2002 BMW 325i (E46). As I did it, I discovered that all that needs to be removed is the air...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-27-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 51,792
Posted By ScoobyBoo
Thanks a bunch NoVaDrier! I appreciate the...

Thanks a bunch NoVaDrier! I appreciate the detailed information. I'm glad that my plan wasn't that far off. Yeah...it looks like I may have to also loosen the power steering fluid reservoir...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-26-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 51,792
Posted By ScoobyBoo
Thanks Tom for your input and the links. It's...

Thanks Tom for your input and the links. It's much appreciated. The only thing I don't see in the other person's description is how he actually got access to work on the purge valve. It just...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-26-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 51,792
Posted By ScoobyBoo
Hmm...I thought the purge valve was located...

Hmm...I thought the purge valve was located underneath the intake manifold on a 2002 325i (E46) and the solenoid was integral to the purge valve body (one part). That's what was mentioned to me by...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-26-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 51,792
Posted By ScoobyBoo
It's not the tank breather line. The OBDII fault...

It's not the tank breather line. The OBDII fault code was PO444 which indicates an open circuit on EVAP purge valve (fuel tank breather valve). I spoke with one of the service techs at the local...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 08-23-2008, 07:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 51,792
Posted By ScoobyBoo
Question How to do I replace the EVAP Purge Valve (a.k.a. Fuel Tank Breather Valve)?

I downloaded the OBDII code and discovered that I need to replace my Evaporative Emissions (EVAP) Purge Valve [some people know it to be the Fuel Tank Breather Valve]. I've located the EVAP purge...
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