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Air filter light on, has new air filter

The air filter light is on and will not go off. I have put a new air filter in the car. Once in a while the car seems to fill with gas fumes that are really strong. The car also idles kind of rough, but runs smooth once I rev it up

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  • hammer1965 Nov 03, 2008

    I am sorry , I brought the car used and it did not have a manual with it. The light I am talking about is on the only light on the left side next to the temp gauge. It looks like a side view of an air filter to me Thanks,

  • hammer1965 Nov 04, 2008

    Follow up,I found out it is the coolant light, checked and sure enough it is empty in the overflow tank. The car is still hard to start and does not idle well at times . Also it has a strong smell of gas sometimes. Could this be my purge valve ? I know these can be damaged by overfilling a car when filling up with gas. The check engine light has never come on , but if it was a purge valve I would think it should ? This is a " Sunday " car for me so I don,t drive it much ( trying to keep miles low ) Thanks for any help you can give me

  • Toyota Ed May 11, 2010

    "Air filter light"?

    Please clarify. Supras do not have such a light.

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The issue is not the purge valve. If you have a strong odor of gas, and no fuel leaking under the car, you have one of the evaporative emission hoses compromised. Can you get the car raised on a vehicle hoist? If so, check the lines that run along the side of the car, I will bet that you will find pin-holes in one of the evap lines. Get back to me if you need more info.

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