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Car keeps stalling while driving. Scan said no flow during purge, code P0440
Hey there. A faulted purge solenoid may cause some problems, but is not likely the cause for the vehicle stalling. The camshaft or crankshaft position sensor is a common failure item on these vehicles and does not always show a...
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Canister purge valve issue. What will happen if I don't fix it right away?
Hey there. The main issue with not repairing the EVAP system is that of passing an emissions test as required in most states. Anytime this system is not working properly, your car will not pass an emissions test. The...
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Signals from my purge valve sensor are intermittent says the diagnosis.
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. There could be a vacuum leak at the purge valve or around the purge valve. Look to see if the gas cap closed properly, there is no cracks or other damage on the charcoal...
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How hard is it to get the vacum line and gas line off of the canisister
The purge valve is in the engine compartment and the vapor lines are just squeeze connector and pull off the line. Then two bolts to remove valve and then install the new one and clear codes.
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Intake manifold backfire when key switched to ON position
The problem sounds like you are getting a build up of fumes in the intake when the engine is off. The purge valve may be leaking fumes into the intake when the engine is off. The purge valve should not...
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Car stalling and there is a strong gasoline smell.
Hi there. There could be an electrical issue with the cluster panel on the dash causing the gauge to malfunction. For the fuel smell, there could be a vapor fuel line that is cracked under the vehicle or the purge...
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I need to know the purge valve solenoid location and how long it takes to replace it.
Hi there. There are two different locations that the purge valve was located at, depending on the vehicle type. The first location would be on the engine intake next to the throttle body on the left side when viewing the...
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Evap large leak code
If you have a large emission system leak the best way to find the leak is to do a smoke test and put smoke pressure in the fuel tank and it will show the smoke out of the system leak....
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I have an error code P0441. It is recommended that I replace the purge control valve. Where is this located and how do I replace?
Hi there. The purge control valve on your vehicle should be behind the engine air filter housing. You may have to remove the air filter housing to get to the purge valve. The valve is held on by a couple...
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P0449 vent solenoid valve low circuit
If you are getting codes to the vent solenoid and cannot command it open with the scanner then you need to see if scanner said it is open or closed. Then test the resistance of the solenoid for specified resistance....
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Camaro 2015 canister purge valve location?
The canister purge valve is generally located under the hood of the vehicle. The canister purge valve may be bolted to the engine intake manifold or near the intake manifold with an emissions pipe attached to it. Consider hiring the...
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Car won't always start right away, after fueling up.
The purge valve on the engine is not supposed to flow fuel tank vapors from the carbon canister when the vehicle is off or at idle. When refueling the vehicle a lot of fumes are generated in the tank and...
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Car ran out of gas - will not restart after adding more gas
You will need to check to see if the vehicle is flooded for excessive fumes from the filling of the fuel tank. The purge valve or the fuel tank vent valve is leaking fumes into the engine. You will need...
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is a purge valve solinoid the same as a evaporation vent soliniod?
In the EVAP system, the purge valve and the vent control valve are separate parts with different functions. If the gas mileage you are getting is very low, there is probably a fault in addition to the EVAP system fault....
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Car won't start after getting gas
The most common cause for this hard or no start after getting fuel is the purge valve is leaking fumes to the engine while fueling the vehicle. You should first have any computer codes checked by scanning the computer and...
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How much to fix a leaking gas purge valve?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of replacing the Evaporative Purge Valve on a 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier.
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I have failed smog 2 times this past year (2016) for high NOx at low speeds but passed at higher speeds.
Hi there. The issue that you are having is the purge valve on the fuel system is not functioning correctly and needs check and possibly replaced. The code P0600 is referring that the dash is not communicating to the ECM...
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I have a diagnostic trouble code P147d.
The code P147d is coming up for the fuel canister purge valve that could be sticking and not working properly. The purge valve is designed to control the emission's vapors in the fuel system. If the valve is not functioning...
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Replace Canister Purge Valve.
Billing question was sent to CS for the cost of labor to install a canister purge valve in the fuel system on a 2010 Ford Fusion with a 4L-2.5L engine.
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I have a problem with my 1985 Mercedes 280SE. I need your help to fix this problem. I can't start the engine from first time.
Hi there. The fuel system's evaporative purge valve could have a leak causing the fuel system to leak out the vapors. This will make the fuel system drop in pressure when the fuel pump is not working. I recommend seeking...

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