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1998 maxima tested valve it works, but stil have one code 1493

Tested valve it works. Reconnected and cleared code but there's still one code remaining 1493. What should I do?

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Look at the PURGE CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE. It's stuck or the top of it broke off. Its right by the vent control valve that you just tested. It has 2 wire connector and 2 vacuum hoses coming out of it. The 2 hoses are going into this white 4 way valve, that has 4 vacuum hoses going into it. Those 2 parts are next to each other and usualy you have a code for one, but the problem is the other. So to sumerize this, check the valve that has 2 hoses goin to it and 2 wire connector (green color connector I believe) Let me know what you have found.

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