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

 
Lexus ES300 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

Average Mileage: 145,450 mi (13,600 mi - 215,000 mi)

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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.

 

  • Visitor, , 199,000 mi

    check engine light on--code P0446--evap system vent control circuit

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  • Visitor, , 96,000 mi

    Check engine light on P0442 code for purge solenoid.

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  • Visitor, , 186,000 mi

    Check engine/trac off light illuminating. Car drives fine. Smelled a hint a fuel when I fill it up every now and then..Had it checked and the code was P046 evap.emmision control. How much does it cost and what should I expect?

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  • Visitor, , 215,000 mi

    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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  • Visitor, , 210,000 mi

    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.

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