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Know your car

Signs of a Failing EVAP canister

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

How to repair a noisy Car Engine

  The rattling Noise from the upper parts of the engine, that confuses you of whether it's from the timing chain, or adjuster, or the lifter cups on the cylinder head. At times you'll make an educated guess that it's from the camshafts assembly. The noise have not stopped, even after you've replaced almost every parts, the only thing you've not replaced now is the cylinder head. And it's cleared that this noise is not from the down part of the Engine. Because when we rev up the Engine, there's no sign of the camshaft, or its bearings are faulty, you're totally convinced that the noise is from the upper end of the Engine. What then makes the Engine noisy? What's the cause of a noisy Engine? The main cause of a noisy Engine is Engine oil... Yes, lack of regular oil and filter changes, especially when you are using Engine oil of poor quality. This type of oil not only loose their lubricating power easily but also burn to leave scale deposits inside the