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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

How to Disable AFS light on your Lexus Car

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  HOW TO DISABLE ADAPTIVE FRONT LIGHTING ON YOUR LEXUS RX HOW TO DISABLE ADAPTIVE FRONT LIGHTING ON YOUR LEXUS RX    Lexus’s   Intelligent Adaptive Front Lighting System , as fitted to the   Lexus RX 450h , is a driver-aid that adjusts the direction of the headlights in response to steering inputs and vehicle speed, in effect pointing the low-beam headlights into the corner and improving your view. The system is enabled by default, but should you wish to temporarily disable it, watch the tutorial video below or read on for our step-by-step ‘how to’. On the steering wheel of the Lexus RX, press the ‘MENU’ button and use the arrow buttons to cycle through until ‘AFS’ lights up in the dash display. Press the ‘ENTER’ button on the steering wheel, which moves the dash display indicator to ‘AFS OFF’, disabling the system. Press the ‘MENU’ button once more to return to the main display. To re-enable the system, simply repeat the procedure to switch the display from ‘AFS OFF’ to ‘AFS ON’. The