1996 Chevrolet Silverado random malleable cylinder misfire

Tiny
JOHN HOLDEN
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  • 1996 CHEVROLET SILVERADO
  • 5.0L
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 201,117 MILES
How to clean a 1996 Chevy Silverado 1500 Purge Vacuum Diagnostic Switch it has three lines coming from it one has a rubber elbow with no line to it
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Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 AT 9:37 PM

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Tiny
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You can't "clean" a purge solenoid. If that is the issue, it just needs to be replaced.
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Thursday, August 27th, 2015 AT 2:06 AM
Tiny
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It's not the purge solenoid it's the purge vacuum diagnostic switch in the line before the purge solenoid.
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Thursday, August 27th, 2015 AT 12:36 PM
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I have no idea what you are referring to. There is no such component.

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Thursday, August 27th, 2015 AT 3:17 PM
Tiny
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That appears to be a purge solenoid in your picture.
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Thursday, August 27th, 2015 AT 3:18 PM

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