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Silva?
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Toyota Mechanic: Matt, Mechanical Engineer replied 1 year ago
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HI can you tell me a bit more about the problem?
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Hi Matt
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
My camry 2001 has a hornlike sound when driving. This happens when i press acceleration
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
My check engine light is also on. Error codes p0441, p0446, p0440.
Toyota Mechanic: Matt, Mechanical Engineer replied 1 year ago
Hello all those codes refer to the Purge system ? so this is responsible for venting the gases from the petrol tank back into the engine to get all those faults with it then its likely that the vlave is disconnected or one of the hoses is broken so I'd carefully check all around the inlet manifold for broken pipes
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Which One is the inlet manifold
Toyota Mechanic: Matt, Mechanical Engineer replied 1 year ago
hello the inlet manifold is the one thats connected to the air filter box with a long flexible hose so the side of engine that breathes air in
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Oh ok. It has many hoses connected to it. Is there any specific one that is likely to get damaged? There is a tube that goes threw a pipe underneath the car. The last time i discovered that it was causing the hornlike sound. The tube was sitting on the inside of the pipe rather than going through it. I failed to see it this time. Have an idea?
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thanks for the picture. Thats very helpful. Let me check it out and get back to you
Toyota Mechanic: Matt, Mechanical Engineer replied 1 year ago
understoodjust get back to me on this post
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Toyota Mechanic: Matt, Mechanical Engineer replied 1 year ago
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I have checked but the picture looks different. Everything seems good. What should i replace to fix the purge system?
Toyota Mechanic: Matt, Mechanical Engineer replied 1 year ago
hello if none of the small hoses are broken I'd then consider double checking for vacuum leaks The best way to locate a leak is to have the engine running and warm and then spray lighter gas /propane around each joint in turn. If the engine rev's up you've found your leak.Now you might think that spraying lighter gas around a hot engine isn’t wise, however the flash /ignition point of gas is about 400°C so you need a naked flame or spark to set it off and I’ve used this method for many years without incident.Work your way through each possible joint one at a time and you should find it. I use a slightly flattenedpiece of brake pipe and some rubber hose from the can of lighter gas to provide a spraying 'wand' and allow a direct blast of gas into each area, especially those difficult to reach with large implementsif this is all OK then replace the purge valve
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