evaporative emission control system


evaporative emission control system
(EVAP pr EEC) A system for reducing evaporative emissions by means of a sealed fuel tank, a vapour-liquid separator, a three-way valve, an activated carbon filter, and a network of interconnecting hoses. Also called "evaporation control system"

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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