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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

Should I Buy a Toyota Highlander Hybrid or Ford Explorer Hybrid?

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 Source: motorbiscuit.com Should I Buy a Toyota Highlander Hybrid or Ford Explorer Hybrid? by  Alice Chase on  May 21, 2020 The popularity of SUVs has meant that more and more manufacturers are finding ways to keep ahead in the market. For many, this means developing newer, more efficient hybrid versions of their traditional models. Two vehicles worth considering are t he 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid  and the  2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid . Both are popular options that have many similarities to consider. Should I Buy a Toyota Highlander Hybrid or Ford Explorer Hybrid? Some significant differences are worth noting, as well. We’ll be breaking them up to four categories to help you determine which vehicle is a good fit: safety, reliability, cost, and overall driving experience. Safety ratings: Toyota Highlander Hybrid or Ford Explorer Hybrid? Toyota  received the 2020 Top Safety Pick from IIHS. The  Ford Explorer  received a good rating. The  Highlander  has class-leading safety standards