Q: Can't find location of my canister purge valve

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Code came up saying its my canister purge valve

My car has 130000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hey there, thanks for writing in. The canister purge valve is located underneath the throttle body near the front of the motor. If you are unsure how to proceed with the code, a certified pro from YourMechanic can come to your car’s location to pinpoint the cause of the code and make appropriate repairs.

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