2003 MONTE CARLO SS CANISTER PURGE VALVE SOLENOID LOCATION?

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  • jimmie31421
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic

Where is the Canister Purge Valve Solenoid located on a 2003 Monte Carlo SS?

Thursday, July 21st, 2011 AT 10:22 PM

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  • factoryjack
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Emissions (EVAP) Canister Purge Solenoid (3.8L VIN K) is on top front of engine, near center of upper intake plenum. Here is a picture.

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Friday, July 22nd, 2011 AT 2:21 AM
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  • scarmech
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How can I check it for proper operation?

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Thursday, February 16th, 2012 AT 2:56 PM
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  • 2CarPros Ken
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Hey, SCARMECH

Remove the valve and then use two wires with a pigtail clips onto a battery 12 volt source. Next, touch the wires to the terminals inside the solenoid, you should hear a click which tells you it is working.

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Friday, April 29th, 2016 AT 3:18 PM

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