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Car Wont Start After Fuel Up

I've been having this problem for a month or two. After I fill the gas tank, the car takes three or four tries before it starts. I mentioned this before and I think it was coby7 told me it was the evap solenoid. i just want to make sure i order the correct part. Here is the link

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Not the evap solenoid, the purge solenoid is what you need to change. It is mounted driver's side of the top of the engine. Looks like this.



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Evap solenoid looks like this....and is in the evap canister near the gas tank.

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Thanks a bunch! part ordered!!

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One 10mm head bolt 2 vacuum hoses and one connector and voilà! You're done. 2 minute job 3 tops.

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I'm sure I can turn it into an hour job. With breaks and whatnot.
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I'm sure I can turn it into an hour job. With breaks and whatnot.
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Be like "well ma'am/sir, upon installing this evap purge solenoid, im also gonna need to flush out your fuel system in order for it to get fresh fuel delivered"

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Parts came in the mail today ! I will change the purge solenoid either after work tonight or before work in the morning. The tct bolt will wait until I have a day off.
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Solenoid is on. Now to the gas station I go :eek:

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Starts in the first try !!
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