Check Engine Light Due to Failed EVAP Purge Control Valve on Lexus ES300

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: 169,764 (13,600–264,673)
12 model years affected: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, more1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
31 people reported this problem
8 people shared problem details
1999 Lexus ES300199,000
check engine light on--code P0446--evap system vent control circuit
Check engine light came on. OBD II test brought up code P0446.
2002 Lexus ES300138,288
Will cost $580.00 to repair -ouch!
1997 Lexus ES300230,000
Engine check light on. Code is P0441: Evaporate Emission Control
2003 Lexus ES30096,000
Check engine light on P0442 code for purge solenoid.
2000 Lexus ES300210,000
Took for a routine tire rotation. Car's check engine light was on but no real problems. Dealership said it was the EVP and I said I would fix it.
1997 Lexus ES300199,604
My lexus has a emissions code and also a shift solenoid "E" which i dont know what that is....any info would be helpful
1997 Lexus ES300215,000
I Replaced main VSV with three tubes because one tube was totally split from switch body. PO441 codes are still being thrown though so I've got to find the other VSV.
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