Symptoms of a Bad Purge Valve?

Answer A purge valve is used in any component that builds up water pressure, air pressure or vapor pressure. A automobile's purge valve is commonly called a canister purge valve. This purge valve -- part ... Read More »

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What Is a Purge Control Valve?

All vehicles have a purge control valve as part of the evaporative emissions system. Depending on vehicle manufacturer, it may be called a purge valve, purge solenoid valve or simply purge solenoid.

What Is a Canister Purge Valve?

Cars rely on several electrical and mechanical components in order to run properly. Some of these parts ensure that the correct fuel mixtures flow through the car engine. A canister purge valve is... Read More »

How to Measure Resistance in a Purge Valve?

The purge valve in your vehicle is a normally closed solenoid valve that is opened momentarily when the engine is started to allow fuel vapors in the fuel tank to be drawn into the intake manifold ... Read More »

Danger of a Faulty Purge Valve?

The purge valve is part of the EVAP (evaporative emission control) system of the automotive gasoline engine. The EVAP system prevents gases from entering the atmosphere while the engine is off. A f... Read More »