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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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My audi a4 1.8t 2001 model is dumping fuel straight out of

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my audi a4 1.8t 2001 model is dumping fuel straight out of the bottom of the breather pipe on the charcoal filter situated in the drivers side inner wing why
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Audi
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
car starts and then cuts out whilst dumping the fuel
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
Hellothe charcoal filter is there to capture fumes from the fuel tank and then release tehm back into the engine if its venting neat fuel then I'd say the filter cannister isn't being vented so check that the purge valve solenoid is functioning, this will be located on the engine and connected to the charcoal cannister
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
canged purge valve solinoid still has sams symptons
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
changed purge valve solinoid still same symptons where does the purge valve solinoid get its feed from should their be a live at the plug when ignition is turned on cheers
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
changed solinoid still same symptons
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
Hello the solenoid should not be live with the ignition, its only switched at certain times by the ECU with a running engineso that's worth checkingthough it sounds like its not being switched at all, and then overcoming the pressure relief valveso check the wiring loom for any signs of damage
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
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