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Re: WHAT IS evap purge VALVE ? (archive)

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Posted by Bob C WNC 85 635 on October 24, 2001 at 12:25:34:

In Reply to: WHAT IS evap purge VALVE ? posted by ADAMK on October 23, 2001 at 17:56:02:

On mine it is a vacuum operated "switch" that allows vapors to be sucked into the throttle body from the charcoal canister under certain running conditions. It is to keep raw fuel vapors from tank out of the atmosphere. I understand that some are electric now but serve the same purpose.

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