Check Engine Light Due to Failed EVAP Purge Control Valve on Toyota Highlander

Intermittent failure of a purge control valve in the evaporative emission system can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. A failed valve should be replaced to correct this problem.

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Average mileage: 131,750 (103,000–200,000)
3 model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2003
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problem details
2002 Toyota Highlander 120,000 mi,
Check engine light on, autozone plugged in their magic machine and told me the EVAP system was the source
2003 Toyota Highlander 104,000 mi,
Check engine light came on and wpart was replaced-now on again and it was very expensive
2003 Toyota Highlander 103,000 mi,
Repair pending
Check engine light on 2003 Toyota 3.0L highlander PO442