2010 Cadillac SRX P0496 Purge Solenoid

2010 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX On the 2010 Cadillac SRX, the P0496 is pointing to a problem with the EVAP (emissions control/recovery) Purge System. More commonly here, the problem will lie in the EVAP Canister Purge Solenoid Valve. It’s located on the top of the engine. Remove the engine cover to gain access. Carefully inspect the vacuum lines for any cracks, holes or disconnections. Inspect the electrical connector for any loose, broken or damaged wires. If the inspections check ok, a scan-tool should be used to monitor the fuel tank pressure sensor. The Fuel…

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2010 Buick Enclave P0496 purge flow

2010 Buick Enclave

Buick Enclave On the 2010 Buick Enclave, the P0496 is a problem in the EVAP Purge System. This can either be a problem with the EVAP Purge Solenoid Valve or the Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor. There is a quick test that can determine which has the fault. The test will require the use of a scan-tool that can read EVAP System items data in real time. If you do not have access to such a scan-tool, carefully inspect the vacuum lines to/from the Purge Solenoid for any cracks, holes or disconnections. Inspect…

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