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Where is the Purge Flow Sensor on a 1997 Ford Aerostar 4.0L AWD? I can't find any reference to it in the Chilton manual. I failed emissions test with a code P1443 Evaporative purge flow sensor fault. Does this mean the sensor is bad and should be replaced or is this a generic code for some other problem such as vacuum leak, PCV valve, etc.? Does my model even have this sensor?

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The purge flow sensor is on the top of the gas tank.

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My aussie1997 Ford xr8 has a purge solenoid near the charcoal canister, which is located inside the front left fender. Mine died but I was lucky enough to buy one on Ebay, at a fraction of OEM price....they aren't cheap. When you find it, you should be able to hear or feel it operate when the key is first turned on. A helper makes this easier...lol. Hope this helps

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