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How much does Canister Purge Solenoid Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2016 Hyundai Genesis $149 $69.16 $79.99 15% $176.66
2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen $131 $51.06 $79.99 17% $158.56
2012 Volvo XC90 $125 $45.37 $79.99 17% $152.87
2015 Infiniti Q70L $224 $144.42 $79.99 10% $251.92
2016 Infiniti QX80 $220 $139.58 $79.99 11% $247.08
2015 Porsche Macan $241 $161.04 $79.99 10% $268.54

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Canister Purge Solenoid Replacement Service

What is the Canister Purge Solenoid all about?

A part of the Evaporative Emission Control (EVAP) system on modern vehicles, the canister purge solenoid, more commonly known as the purge valve, helps facilitate the flow of fuel vapor from the charcoal canister to the engine for burning during the combustion process.

Controlled by the vehicle's computer, the purge valve remains closed when the vehicle is off and opens when the engine runs according to the amount of fuel vapor detected by various sensors. Sometimes, though, problems develop when the purge valve fails to open or close properly. This can cause problems with starting the engine, having a rough running engine, as well as causing the Check Engine light to come on.

You can find the canister purge solenoid near the throttle body by the engine. In older model vehicles, you can find the purge valve on top of the charcoal canister.

Keep in mind:

  • A loose gas cap can cause similar problems to a faulty purge valve. Have one of our expert mechanics check the gas cap to make sure it is working properly when diagnosing the problem. The mechanic can suggest an easy replacement if the gas cap is faulty and not just loose.
  • Faulty vacuum hoses can also cause problems that mimic a stuck purge valve. Have the mechanic check your vacuum hoses to make sure they are not the cause. If they are, consider having them replaced.

How it's done:

  • The canister purge solenoid is located in the engine compartment. The electrical connector, vacuum and fuel vapor lines are disconnected.

  • The defective canister purge solenoid is detached and removed.

  • The new canister purge solenoid is installed and connected.

  • The engine is started and checked for any vacuum and fuel vapor leaks.

  • The engine is run, cleared of codes, and road tested to ensure proper purge control valve operation.

Our recommendation:

The best thing to do when you notice a problem with the vehicle idling roughly or the Check Engine light coming on is to have one of our expert mechanics run a diagnostic. After determining the cause of the problem, the mechanic will then recommend some repair options. The mechanic can also test the canister purge valve by applying voltage, which causes it to open if the part is working properly.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Canister Purge Solenoid?

  • Check Engine light is on
  • Engine refuses to turn over right after fueling the vehicle
  • Engine idles roughly

How important is this service?

Usually a faulty canister purge solenoid won't cause any major problems to your vehicle other than a roughly idling car. In some cases, the engine will not start right after refueling. If an emissions test is performed on your vehicle, it will not pass.

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Jacob

11 years of experience
289 reviews
Jacob
11 years of experience
Toyota 4Runner - Evaporation Vent Solenoid - Rockwall, Texas
Jacob is very knowledgeable and explained the entire process to me. He diagnosed the problem and fixed my "Check Engine" light. I will be recommending Your Mechanic, and Jacob, to all my friends that needs auto repair.
Chevrolet Malibu - Evaporation Vent Solenoid - Irving, Texas
Did a good job and was pretty quick. Got a oil change and evap solenoid replaced. Nice guy and very professional.

Alexander

5 years of experience
12 reviews
Alexander
5 years of experience
Ford Escape - Evaporation Vent Solenoid - Columbus, Ohio
Alexander was excellent, very knowledgeable and professional I would recommend him I will use him again

Diego

20 years of experience
506 reviews
Diego
20 years of experience
Cadillac DeVille - Evaporation Vent Solenoid - Tolleson, Arizona
Diego is knowledgeable and efficient. He showed me where the problem was and was aware of what usually causes my engine code reading. It was different from what I thought the problem might be from research on the internet and YouTube. Hopefully, this prevented me easting time and money on the wrong part. Thanks!

Christopher

26 years of experience
267 reviews
Christopher
26 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz C240 - Evaporation Vent Solenoid - Largo, Florida
Very knowledgeable and efficient. Diagnosed the problem accurately. Installed new part quickly. Most importantly explained everything thoroughly. Absolutely bn willbuse again as needed.

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