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P1441 PROBLEM WITH MY BUICK PARK AVENUE 1997

How do i get the engine light to go off so i can get my car inspected. I had a test show that it was the P1441.
How can i get this fixed, and how much will it cost??

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  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    my service engine light soon is on and won't turn off.. my car has the code P1441 after being tested.. not sure what causes this code or what it comes up... would like to know what has to be done to fix this problem

  • philgoodno1 Apr 17, 2014

    check purge solenoid valve. if vacuum line is good to to the purge valve then the purge valve went bad. not that uncommon on gm vehicles. beware bwd brand not recommended for purge valves get ac delco or junk yard. e

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P1441 Evaporative Emission (EVAP) System Flow During Non-Purge
The evap system is your egr valve, carbon canister, pcv valve, gas cap, and fuel tank vent, The most common fix for this problem is a new gas cap and then your done. It is about 15 dollars and then you pass smog. If this has been of any help please reate. Thank you

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  • Richard Jenkins Jan 18, 2012

    Hello. I bought a 1999 Buick Century seadn. the service check light is on with a P1441 code. I replaced the gas cap as the other was very well worn. I had a friend clear the code. After two days, the light is back on with the same code read. Is there a fix-it to this, or will I have to bite the bullet at a shop? Please message back. RJ in Eureka, CA

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    purge solenid valve

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Your purge solenoid is the likly suspect.

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