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i need to know what that empty fuel line goes to. Im guessing to the 90deg fitting on the intake manifold. Also wondering if you can tell me what that plug goes to. And the final thing i need to know is why is my cruise control holding my throttle body open? I havent had a battery on the car in years and it has not been started either. Could putting a battery on it again and puting voltage to the cruise control possibly close it back up?

btw this is 03 focus just put a motor and trans in, got the intake manifold, throttlebody from different cars.
 

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Well looking like a COMPLETE car thief I went out at Midnight popped my hood grabbed a floodlight and took a few pics from my Focus

Don't hold me on if a 03 has this, your engine is missing parts ETC but I found out what the Plug is for and whats missing (where the pipe connects to )

This is is what that empty line connects into
Im not sure if thats a feed line vent line, recirc line but on my car it ends in a bottle type device (insert hysterical laughter cuz I dunno what the part is)
and that part is probably what Fires the codes for loose gas cap or something
on mine it has a small 180 pipe that connects to that unit. the pipe with the circle is it


and that lonely plug you found to this


o.o well just like I predicted I believe someone thought I was stealin something[wrenchin] cuz theres a couple of cop cars floatin around my street[doorpeek]
 

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vaporative emission canister purge valve is what i have found that is, which should mean if i have no egr stuff nor am i worried about emmsions i should not need this. What should i do with that open side of the fuel line? connect it to the intake with a hose and let the motor burn off any fumes? Thank you for the pics btw. Can i get a pic of how the throttle cable is attached to an atx tb? im not seeing an opening for it to attach.
 

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Fuel pressure sensor is from what I found out and sure for another picture... I believe you will need a different style throttle body or you will have to change your accelerator cable to one with an eyelet on the end (My car does not have Cruise control so it will only have the throttle cable)

may I ask this
what year is the cars body and what year did the replacement engine come out of...
 

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well the motor came out of an 01 i think, the intake manifold is an early 00 the tb is an 03 the guy said and so is the car
 

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Here they are in all its dirty glory :( sorry I take any chance I get to wash the exterior but the poor engine never gets a clean
(throttle body was just replaced due to the old one having a defunct TPS)

I included the engine shot in case you wanted to check something else or whatever or need it for a reference



 

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well the motor came out of an 01 i think, the intake manifold is an early 00 the tb is an 03 the guy said and so is the car
Yup you will need either a new throttle cable or a different throttle body to match that style cable end...

Uhh error, its the Fuel rail pressure sensor :)
 

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vaporative emission canister purge valve is what i have found that is, which should mean if i have no egr stuff nor am i worried about emmsions i should not need this.
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The evap system captures fuel vapors and returns these back to the tank. This only costs you some vacuum power when the canister is purged. You should hook this up or you will see a loss of fuel economy. If this was a race car, you should plug it, but the fuel tank should be vented to the atmosphere somewhere or it could be damaged by pressure changes.

What should i do with that open side of the fuel line? connect it to the intake with a hose and let the motor burn off any fumes? Thank you for the pics btw. Can i get a pic of how the throttle cable is attached to an atx tb? im not seeing an opening for it to attach.
Yes, back through the canister please as it was designed. Check the VECI label under the hood- that should clarify it for you.
 

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The evap system captures fuel vapors and returns these back to the tank. This only costs you some vacuum power when the canister is purged. You should hook this up or you will see a loss of fuel economy. If this was a race car, you should plug it, but the fuel tank should be vented to the atmosphere somewhere or it could be damaged by pressure changes.



Yes, back through the canister please as it was designed. Check the VECI label under the hood- that should clarify it for you.
[hihi] I knew you were lurking this thread, just couldn't predict when you would surface tho LOL
 

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i would gladly hook up the canister but i dont have one and im not up for spending much money if it can be done with out for now, ive spent well enough. if the part can be done with out for now i gladly will do with out it, and maybe later add it

Can someone point me to a place i can get a throttle cable cheap? the junk yards in my local area are horrible for getting any thing.
 

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^^ Expect lower fuel economy, and you'll also have fuel vapor in the engine compartment. Connecting it to a vacuum line, or the air intake will be likely to cause your idle to go up. It will probably also cause hanging revs.

I don't have a Zetec engine, but I think that connects via just a hose.

You can start and run the engine this way. You're right about that. I just wouldn't suggest to drive it like that.
 

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gotcha, well if i can locate one local for cheap i prolly will get im just getting lower and lower on funds and am doing with out ne thing i can. i havent started this car sence 05 i want it back! :)
 

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EVAPORATIVE CONTROLS

Gasoline evaporates quite easily. In the past, these evaporative emissions were vented into the atmosphere. 20% of all HC emissions from the automobile are from the gas tank. In 1970 legislation was passed, prohibiting venting of gas tank fumes into the atmosphere. An evaporative control system was developed to eliminate this source of pollution. The function of the fuel evaporative control system is to trap and store evaporative emissions from the gas tank and carburetor. A charcoal canister is used to trap the fuel vapors. The fuel vapors adhere to the charcoal, until the engine is started, and engine vacuum can be used to draw the vapors into the engine, so that they can be burned along with the fuel/air mixture. This system requires the use of a sealed gas tank filler cap. This cap is so important to the operation of the system, that a test of the cap is now being integrated into many state emission inspection programs. Pre-1970 cars released fuel vapors into the atmosphere through the use of a vented gas cap. Today with the use of sealed caps, redesigned gas tanks are used. The tank has to have the space for the vapors to collect so that they can then be vented to the charcoal canister. A purge valve is used to control the vapor flow into the engine. The purge valve is operated by engine vacuum. One common problem with this system is that the purge valve goes bad and engine vacuum draws fuel directly into the intake system. This enriches the fuel mixture and will foul the spark plugs. Most charcoal canisters have a filter that should be replaced periodically. This system should be checked when fuel mileage drops.



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id like to see the tps screws if someone wouldnt mind pulling one out. the tps screws i have seem to be a bit too big.
 

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I unfortunatly cannot get a picture of a removed screw at the moment the cars been used since 3pm with very little downtime so shes a little warm in there to be messing around right now but I do have a pair of pictures of my old throttlebody with defective TPS and the new throttlebody and new tps (well not new exactly, it was pulled off a car with low mileage)

This picture is the Defunct TPS and throttlebody


this is the replacement throttlebody with revised tps
 

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hmm i tryed to put my tps screws in and they didnt seem to line up and as they went in it started to split the plastic as tho they are too big. i dunno its supposed to be the tps off the tb i have but its now working with me...
 

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Hrmm all I know is those 2 throttlebody pictures are of 2 totally different throttlebodies.. the first is the cars original 2001 throttlebody with a defective tps which no one could supply me so I had to get a totally new throttlebody replacement with tps... as you can see in the pics the screws are totally different if your switching throttlebodies most likely your running across the old small screw style with the new bigger ones I do know there self tapping and if you have a real steady hand or a drillpress you can bore out the screwhols just a little bigger ( still smaller then the bolts you have) the screws on mine were self tapping stiyle so they bite new threads everytime they were screwed back in ( unless you slowly back off and turn to find the old threads....

The Throttlebody and TPS in Picture 2 is the same one as the one shown on the car in a previous picture of the engine
 
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