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lifwanian
02-23-2009, 07:13 PM
Hey guys, so I just installed a newer K03, the awesome heatshield from here, and a new ebay 2.5" test pipe. The test pipe for some reason still has not thrown a CEL, which is nice, but the shitty thing about it is that I barely fit that fuckin 02 censor in it. The manifold was right next to it, and I basically re-threated that bitch while screwing it in.

Anyways, everything seems to work good. I might still have a slight boost leak somewhere but thats another problem.

Now for the question. I went for a drive, and when I got back, I checked out the engine, and this little thing was clicking while the car was running.

http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa109/lifwanian/IMG_0038.jpg

Anyone know whats going on?

Oh and ignore the shitty intake setup. I bought it this way, and will shortly be organizing the area a bit nicer. [wrench]

Sick_Boy
02-23-2009, 07:17 PM
its a bomb

audiFUEGO
02-23-2009, 07:18 PM
i can't recall what that does exactly, but i know its an air valve and im pretty sure its supposed to click

lifwanian
02-23-2009, 07:19 PM
Yeah but it was clicking like 2 times a second

jiffy946
02-23-2009, 07:32 PM
Its your N80 (evaporative emissions purge valve). Unless it throws a cel for an evap leak, I'd just leave it be. Doesnt really sound like anything is wrong.

bofa deez
02-23-2009, 07:33 PM
its the evap canister purge valve you hear clicking. its normal to hear it click but maybe not that much/often. usually will only operate during idle. if the valve is faulty sometimes it will set a code for incorrect flow[confused].

ILoveT
02-23-2009, 08:06 PM
EVAP purge solenoid. It doesn't just operate at idle.

Militant-Grunt
02-23-2009, 08:13 PM
Useless piece of crap taking up space in my engine bay. Mine is capped off. You can eliminate a lot of the useless pcv shit.

lifwanian
02-23-2009, 08:54 PM
sweet. Thanks gang

burner799
02-27-2009, 02:56 AM
nice heatsheild.

lifwanian
02-27-2009, 03:21 AM
nice heatsheild.

Thanks! [;)]

belinko
02-27-2009, 10:39 AM
^^^ As mentioned above, you should be fine. It usually ticks away.