Failure of EGR Valve or EVAP Solenoid on Acura MDX

The exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve or the evaporative emission control (EVAP) solenoid can stop functioning. Failure of either one can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

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Average mileage: 118,800 (97,000–150,000)
3 model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2007
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2007 Acura MDX 150,000 mi,
My check emissions light would sporadically flash on and off for a few weeks. The dealer said it could be the gas cap. After it started to stay on, I took it in and found that it was a failed valve EGR Valve. Had it replaced and it solved the issue.
2002 Acura MDX 102,000 mi,
EGR valve failed or so it appreared and check engine light came on. Removing the valve and giving it a good bath in Sea Form resolved the problem and it is still going strong after 10K miles of use. Better still, just replace with a new genuine value from Acura. Very easy to do..
2001 Acura MDX 97,000 mi,
Replace evap. vent valve and evap. cannister.
2002 Acura MDX 105,000 mi,
EGR light came on at 104500. Had to have the valve replaced. Cost $350