Q: Where is the purge valve location

asked by on February 07, 2017

yellow lite came on, had it checked at parts house,and the problem, the purge valve, so l bought one to put on myself, but need to know where its located, thanx ken

My car has 183000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The purge valve on this engine is located in the center of the intake manifold connected to the engine harness. The one vacuum line goes to the throttle body and the other to fuel tank vapor line to the charcoal canister.

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