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Q: Evap Emission Control System Purge Flow Fault

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What is an Evap Emission Control System Purge Flow Fault and how can I get it fixed?

My car has 129478 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: The EVAP system prevents the escape of fuel...

The EVAP system prevents the escape of fuels vapors from the vehicle’s fuel system. There can be as many as 10 different codes to the emission control purge system. The code that is received will need to be diagnosed before a problem is identified and a proper fix can be assessed. The diagnostic fee will typically cost one hour charge. Once a more precise fault is found, the specific code can be fully addressed.

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