Driver side, towards rear is an onboard generator. Underneath the generator, under the vehicle is what looks like a compressor tank. I want to remove this, but there is black hose that run from the tank that goes up and over the gas tank. I can't see where it terminates. Is this connected to the gas tank in any way? I don't want a vacuum leak if I acidently cut it off. Please advise. It doesn't seem as if the tank is connected to the generator. The tank looks like a scuba tank.
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1998 Dodge Ram Van 3500 Question: What is the scuba like tank underneath the van , driver side, underneath van?
Answer #1ccsmog from Contra Costa Smog and Repair, December 08, 2011, 21:22Journeyman
Sounds like you are talking about your evap system. your check engine light will come on. Do not remove.
Replypisadora, December 09, 2011, 14:00Rookie
No, it's not the charcoal canister,or anything related to smog equip, it's a rather long, about two feet in lenght , scuba tank-like in appearance. It has a drain plug at the bottom as well.
Replyccsmog, December 09, 2011, 17:07Journeyman
Is there red and green wire going to a small timer attached to it? Arabic writing on the side.
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