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Got codes P2196,P2198 Have a 2012 Ford explorer What do they

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Got codes P2196,P2198 Have a 2012 Ford explorer What do they mean After retrieving codes they went away did not return
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 11 months ago.

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With those codes it most likely has a bad purge solenoid. This is part of the evaporative emissions system and it will not hurt to let it go a bit if needed before addressing it and it may not even set the codes again.. if not dont fix it till its broken.

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