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Old 10-20-2011, 09:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Gary T View Post
I'd say Al Bundy is on the right track. Likely some component of the evaporative emission control system is leaking, causing both the code and the symptom. The charcoal canister is a possibility, but not the only one. Loose or damaged hoses are sometimes found, and a common Toyota problem is a faulty VSV (canister vent solenoid). It's going to take some testing to pinpoint the cause in this case.
Alright, all good info, and I like to be armed with good info before dropping any car off (even with my trusted mechanic).

I'll get 'er in soon. VSV: yesiree... see lots o' web hits on that one for my model year run...