Tag Archives: Emission System

Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve: What It Is And How It Works

Exhaust Gas Recirculation valve

These days, cars use a wide array of systems and components to try to reduce their footprint on the environment as much as possible. Surprisingly, and contrary to the common opinion, this is nothing new. Yes, newer anti-emission systems are a lot more efficient than they were before but some …

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Canister Purge Valve: What It Does And Why It Matters

Canister purge valve schematic

When talking about automotive emissions harmful to the environment, we’re mostly referring to the toxic fumes coming out of the tailpipe. However, cars using internal combustion engines can hurt the environment in many other ways. For example, the fuel we put in our vehicles can evaporate, ultimately polluting the air …

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