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Signs of a Failing EVAP canister

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The canister purge valve, also commonly referred to as the purge valve, is an important component of your Evaporative Emission Control (EVAP) system. This system restricts the fuel vapours created in your fuel tank from escaping into the atmosphere by trapping them in a charcoal canister. When your engine begins to run at regular speed, the EVAP system slowly allows these vapours to be released into your engine, which burn like regular fuel. The flow of these vapours is controlled by your canister purge valve, which regulates when and how much of these vapours enter your engine. The canister purge valve is electrically operated, and is also referred to commonly as a solenoid. The most common purge valve issues are when the purge valve is stuck open or closed, or does not open at the proper time. The symptoms are listed below that may indicate your canister purge valve is not functioning properly. 1. Check Engine Light Is On The first sign of trouble for your canister purge valve is the

Why your Car's Engine Failed To Rev Above 3000 RPM

Most of the new model vehicles now are equipped with many accessories, aimed at improving the fuel economy and  reducing emissions. By the time these parts/accessories begin having faults due to aging or accumulation of dirts, the vehicle will start to malfunction.  There are many reasons for a problem of accelerations for different vehicles, but few cases are discussed below. If your car's engine not rev more than 3000rpm when you pressed throttle pedal down totally, you're advised to check the following parts in your car's engine. Catalist A  catalytic  converter is a  car  component that works to reduce  vehicle  emissions and pollution. It is a metal canister installed in the exhaust system. It is filled with a chemical  catalyst , usually a platinum and palladium mixture, and helps to convert the  vehicle's  emissions into non-harmful gasses Its blockage will cause the engine hard breathing and consequently hard revving to more than 3000rpm.  Test