Replacing Vent Valve Solenoid & Purge Valve Solenoid (EVAP Valve) 2005 GMC Yukon
When you get a check engine light, your parts store can test it with a
little electronic device - ask for the check engine light tester.
They go by many names, but look for EVAP Valve or Vent Valve/solenoid &
Purge Valve/solenoid. The one in the rear of the car, near the gas tank, is
known as the "Vent Valve Solenoid Canister." The one in the engine
compartment is called a " Purge Valve Solenoid."
Replacing the one in the engine compartment did the trick. I'd start by
replacing that one first then test it.
$25.97 Vent Valve Canister (fuel tank one)
$35.72 Purge Valve (engine compartment one)
GM Dealer quote: $281.00
I saved $219.31
How To Test and Replace EVAP Canister Vent Control Valve P0446
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http://carsntoys.net Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Canister Vent Control
Valve - P0446 - testing and replacement.
The EVAP canister vent control valve is located on the EVAP canister and is
used to seal the canister vent. This solenoid responds to signals from the
ECM. When the ECM sends an on signal, the coil in the solenoid valve is
energized. A plunger will then move to seal the canister vent. The ability
to seal the vent is a necessary part of the diagnosis algorithms for other
evaporative loss system components.
This video is being performed by an experienced tech. Any attempt to repair
automotive parts and/or systems carries risk of personal injury. Always
adhere and follow safe practices when working on vehicles. Such as, use
safety glasses, jack stands, no loose clothing, etc. No guarantee or
warranty is implied. Use the information in this video at your own risk.
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This was performed on a 1997 Nissan Maxima. Please check with your
vehicle's repair manual for testing parameters.
Automotive Evaporative Emissions - Part One
From www.autofixworld.com: Part One of a two-part video describes how
onboard monitors test vehicle fuel containment systems for fuel vapor
leaks. Three types are discussed: pressure test; vacuum test; and natural
vacuum leak detection.
Seafoaming a 2002 5.3L Chevy Suburban
We decided to seafoam Travis's Suburban for the first time. We really
should of threw new plugs in it because it was needed. But it still got the
job done. Has the 5.3 LM7
EVAP System Operation
EVAP System Operation
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Amazon Kindle Edition
Explain the operation of the EVAP system. The EVAP system is in charge of
recovering the excess fuel vapors and re-introducing them into the engine.
It isn't just an emission system. If it malfunctions is also has a huge
effect on engine performance and certain components operation will be
cancelled by the ECM if the EVAP system fails. Learn how they operate here
and how to test. The OBD-II scanner or Scan-1 is used to diagnose these
systems and evaluate the process. See how it works.
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Finding Engine Vacuum Leaks With A Cigar
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 46 years, shows how you can find
engine vacuum leaks in your vehicle using cigar smoke. It really works as
well as a thousand dollar smoke machine. And, If you like my car help, be
sure to watch my live car talk show every Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on
YouTube. I answer your car questions LIVE there. Just check it out at
eature=c4-overview . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video, so
don't miss them.
2001 Chevrolet Silverado Fuel Pump Replacement
In this video we'll replace the fuel pump in a 2001 Silverado. These
instructions will be similar for all Chevy and GMC Trucks and full size
SUV's from 1999 - 2006. Click the link above to find the exact fuel pump we
used in this video.
Meet the Purge (Evap) Solenoid
Q&A about the fuel vapor system, purge solenoid valve, and charcoal
canister. This video applies to a wide range of vehicles. Re-edited and
uploaded with better information.
How to fix 'Service 4WD' message on 1999-2002 GMC Truck/SUV
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The Message Center on the dash of my 2000 Chevy Suburban was displaying
'Service 4WD'. The message would come and go. There was no error/trouble
code set in the truck's computer when I used an OBD-II reader. This video
shows you the quick (5-10 minutes), effective and inexpensive (approx. $50)
fix for this problem.
Materials Needed: Transfer Case Control Switch (GM Part# 19168767). I
ordered this part from www.GMPartsDirect.com. I have ordered several parts
from them and have always gotten the best price and prompt delivery. They
stock genuine GM parts.
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