With the advent of On-Board Refueling Vapor Recovery (ORVR) systems, and even tighter restrictions on emissions standards, the Evaporative Emissions System will continue to challenge repair technicians.

Since hydrocarbons were first identified as...

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Understanding the Nissan HVAC System Components

Understanding the Nissan HVAC System Components

There are many issues that can arise in the HVAC system, and new regulations to be aware of. Let us dissect the HVAC acronym and take a closer look at each of the letters individually. HVAC is a very familiar acronym for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. From...

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2 Comments

  1. Theodore M Grossman

    2000 Maxima. Any tech bulletins for PCV and evap systems?

    • Automotive Tech Info

      Hi Theodore,
      The author found some info that we hope will help:

      Thank you for the reply. There are three TSBs related to the Evaporative Emissions system for the vehicle you listed, however they are not specifically related to a fuel smell. The bulletins are NTB02-033, NTB00-060, NTB00-085. A strong fuel smell could also indicate there is a fuel leak and should be verified first since that could present a fire safety concern.

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