I've had my purge valve solenoid and charcoal cannister r...


I've had my purge valve solenoid and charcoal cannister replaced on my 2000 lexus gs 300 and the car still shuts off. I also replaced the gas cap with a gas cap from the lexus dealer. What else can be the problem. My mechanic said...

I've had my purge valve solenoid and charcoal cannister replaced on my 2000 lexus gs 300 and the car still shuts off. I also replaced the gas cap with a gas cap from the lexus dealer. What else can be the problem. My mechanic said he wont know what the issue is without the check engine light on. Mechanic's Assistant: I don't remember all the details now but it was places to check for a loose connection. I found it and that fixed the problem. Does the light stay on, or does it blink? What lights are you talking about Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your GS 300 yourself? What have you tried so far? No my mechanic has replaced the purge valve and the charcoal cannister

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This is most likely a bad Idle air control valve.
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Here's an image of the part.

Thank you. Will mention this to my mechanic
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You're very welcome.

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