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How much does Evaporative Emission Control Canister Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 Chevrolet Express 2500 $270 $199.85 $70.00 12% $307.35
2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata $335 $265.16 $70.00 10% $372.66
2010 Volvo XC90 $444 $373.69 $70.00 7% $481.19
2010 BMW X3 $731 $660.70 $70.00 4% $768.20
2012 Mercedes-Benz C250 $540 $463.04 $77.00 7% $581.29
2014 Jaguar XF $737 $386.72 $350.00 20% $924.22

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Evaporative Emission Control Canister Replacement Service

What is the Evaporative Emission Control Canister all about?

Have you ever been around a vintage or classic car that emanated a raw fuel odor, yet no leaks were apparent? Gasoline vapors are very harmful if inhaled; they contain damaging chemicals such as benzene and toluene, which can cause headaches, nausea, and breathing problems. Vehicle manufacturers are required to limit the amount of fuel vapors that can be emitted from a vehicle. The evaporative emissions system consists of a charcoal canister, valves, hoses and a sealed fuel cap.

When fuel vapors are produced inside the fuel tank due to evaporation, they are collected inside the charcoal canister, or evaporative emission control canister. At a time determined by the engine control module, the fumes collected in the charcoal canister are purged through a valve and sent into the engine to burn as part of the air/fuel mixture. Dust and dirt from regular driving conditions can accumulate on the emission control canister, causing the purge and vent solenoids or valves to fail. It is also possible for the charcoal canister itself to crack either due to impact or harsh environmental conditions. When this happens, raw fuel or fuel vapors are lost into the environment around your vehicle, and a noticeable fuel smell can occur.

Keep in mind:

  • Many evaporative emissions-related Check Engine light codes are caused by a loose or leaking fuel cap.

How it's done:

  • The evaporative emission control canister is faulty and needs replacement
  • The defective canister is removed
  • The new canister is installed
  • The engine is scanned for codes
  • The vehicle is road tested for proper operation and no check engine light comes on.

Our recommendation:

Though regular maintenance or scheduled replacement is not necessary, the charcoal canister can become clogged from moisture or contaminants in the fuel. If the charcoal canister is damaged and leaking, or if a diagnosis determines the charcoal canister or one of its components is responsible for a Check Engine light illuminating, have the evaporative emission control canister replaced by one of our expert mechanics.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Evaporative Emission Control Canister?

  • Check Engine light is on
  • Raw fuel smell from the back of your vehicle near the fuel tank

How important is this service?

If the evaporative emission control canister is not replaced when it is diagnosed, other problems with your vehicle may go undetected as the Check Engine light will illuminate for dozens of other reasons. Because fuel vapors are dangerous to inhale, and a fuel leak can cause a fire, you should replace the charcoal canister as soon as possible.

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Average Rating

4.6/5

Number of Reviews

69

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Erick

16 years of experience
24 reviews
Erick
16 years of experience
Erick made me 100% confident in not only his ability to fix the problem, but also to give me an honest, professional opinion.
2006 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER - EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL CANISTER - FRISCO, TEXAS

Patrick

12 years of experience
254 reviews
Patrick
12 years of experience
Patrick was very thorough and thoughtful. I had a EVAP code engine light come on in my car and he took car the problem for me. Patrick went above and beyond my expectations by visually inspecting the entire car for the overall operation and performance. He listened to my concerns and assured me about the overall health of my car was good.
2000 HYUNDAI SONATA - EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL CANISTER - RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

Michael

8 years of experience
84 reviews
Michael
8 years of experience
Very professional ,
2008 JEEP PATRIOT - EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL CANISTER - LYNDHURST, NEW JERSEY

Diego

18 years of experience
208 reviews
Diego
18 years of experience
Diego arrived on time was professional and courteous very knowledgable about Bmw fixed my issue was very clean and organized while fixing my bmw
2010 BMW 335I - EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL CANISTER - PHOENIX, ARIZONA

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