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 Purge Solenoid Valve?

A solenoid purge valve is used to regulate automotive emissions. This computer-controlled valve prevents unused fuel vapors from escaping into the atmosphere while the engine is off. The vapors are... Read More »

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 Remove a Purge Control Valve?

Since 1996, the purge control valve has been a standard component on all vehicles, playing an important role in managing your car´s emission. The purge valve regulates when hydrocarbons can enter ... Read More »