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Every time I fill up gas. My car is hard to start. Have to try many times

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Jessica Howe, Automotive Expert & Coach at


There are several components that are used to help regulate the vapors that are present when fueling up. One of which is known as a "purge valve" or a "purge valve solenoid". Your vehicle may need a new one. Only further testing will tell. Have your vehicle examined by an Certified Female Friendly automotive repair center near you for more help with diagnostics.  

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