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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

Stop and Check your brake

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Like every other system of the vehicle, brake is the most vital area that you should not overlook. As acceleration is important, deceleration to stop is also important.

5 Signs of a bad Car suspension system

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Comfortable driving comes from a good suspension system, all the parts of the suspension work together to absorb the shocks that'll make you not comfortable while driving.   A good suspension helps you have a greater control over the vehicle, avoiding any potential accident. Below are the 5 Signs that means your vehicle needs a suspension repair work 1. Vehicle Pulling to one side while driving. Vehicle pulling to one side while driving comes from whether there's uneven tyre wears Uneven tyre pressure Bad tie rods or steering rack Stick brake caliper Uneven brake force Poor alignment Close examination on your tyres will tell you if there's an uneven tyre wears, or maybe it's just an under inflated tyre.  Bad tie rods or steering rack is detected by jacking the vehicle up and have someone to help shake steering while you bend down to check the allowance of either tie rod or the rack. If it's either  of the two, kindly replace it. Stick brake caliper can result usuall