A charcoal canister captures potentially harmful emissions from a car’s engine and prevents them from being released into the atmosphere. A charcoal canister, also known as a vapor canister, is the part of a car’s evapor... More »

The function of a vehicle's canister purge valve is to control exactly how much fuel vapor gets purged from the charcoal canister where the vapors are temporarily stored after being trapped by the Evaporative Emission Co... More »

The canister purge solenoid valve is a container located inside the engine bay that houses fuel vapors to be recycled back into the combustion system when necessary. It is normally mounted on the firewall of the engine c... More »

In an evaporative emission control system, the purge valve works by controlling the amount of vapor from the charcoal canister. In modern cars, the engine computer controls the purge valve. More »

The Evaporative Emission Control System (EVAP) keeps fuel vapors from leaking into the atmosphere by collecting and storing the vapors in a canister filled with carbon pellets. The carbon pellets collected by the EVAP sy... More »

Within an evaporative emission control system, a charcoal canister vent control valve prevents gasoline vapor emissions from escaping into the atmosphere. The Environmental Protection Agency requires that all new cars be... More »

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A complete car tune-up includes spark plug replacement, rotor replacement, fuel injector cleaning, a new air filter, a new fuel filter, a new PCV valve and checks on various systems, including fluid levels, ignition, emi... More »