What is a control valve?

Answer Control valves are used to operate the conditions of a system by maintaining variables, such as flow, temperature, liquid level or pressure at a set point.PurposeComplex processes, such as automate... 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.

How to Tell If the Idle Control Valve Is Bad?

All cars today have a number of systems that control every aspect of their operation. Years ago when all cars were carburated, the engine operation was dependent on the carburator for all fuel mana... Read More »

What is an idle air control valve?

The idle air control valve, or IAC as more commonly known, controls the idling speed of your vehicle's engine. If your engine seems to go up and down at different RPMs while idling, the IAC may be ... Read More »

What Is the Idle Air Control Valve?

Automotive engines are composed of many intricate parts. These parts must function with precision to ensure the engine functions properly. One crucial component in a car engine is the idle air cont... Read More »