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Old 02-23-2005, 02:04 PM   #11
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Location: Alfretter Geeoja
2012 Geeteeeye
and 71' VW Gulf Beetle


Originally Posted by armand1
FWIW, the purge control solenoid valve is "installed at the underside of intake manifold" according to the Mechanism & Function service manual (don't have a 2.0l turbo engine volume). From a diagram (schematic, so it may not be quite right), it looks like its shorter hose connects to the intake manifold just downstream of the TPS and idle air control solenoid valve.

Also, just thinking back to your original post, I wonder if it could have been a problem with the gas tank somehow. For example, your work on the rear end dislodging sediment in the tank and partially blocking fuel flow. Just a WAG.
I'm pretty sure I know where this hose is now.

And you may be right about the tank as well... I had the rear of the car up on ramps for a while and all of that moving around may have cause some issues. The tank does have lots of fill ups under it's belt.

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