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Usually a bad gas cap if that doesnt solve your problem you can trace all the evap lines going from your gas tank forward looking for cracks if you dont find any cracked or broken lines you may have to take it to someone with a smoke machine to put smoke through the lines to find your leak. try the gas cap first. if this was helpful please leave me good feed back.

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2003trailblazer code p0440 evap system changed the evap purge valve/control solenoid and still same problem


Testing the system an not replacing parts is the way to find the problem . Without knowing how ,using a factory diagnostic flow chart to go by would be best for a rookie .
System Description
The control module tests the evaporative emission (EVAP) system for a large leak. The control module monitors the fuel tank pressure (FTP) sensor signal to determine the EVAP system vacuum level. When the conditions for running are met, the control module commands the EVAP canister purge valve OPEN and the EVAP vent valve CLOSED . This allows engine vacuum to enter the EVAP system. At a calibrated time, or vacuum level, the control module commands the EVAP canister purge valve closed, sealing the system, and monitors the FTP sensor input in order to determine the EVAP system vacuum level. If the system is unable to achieve the calibrated vacuum level, or the vacuum level decreases too rapidly, this DTC sets.

Conditions For Setting the DTC
The EVAP system is not able to achieve or maintain vacuum during the diagnostic test.
Diagnostic Aids
• To help locate intermittent leaks, use the J 41413-200 Evaporative Emissions System Tester (EEST) to introduce smoke into the EVAP system. Move all EVAP components while observing smoke with the J 41413-SPT High Intensity White Light.
• A temporary blockage in the EVAP purge solenoid, purge pipe or EVAP canister could cause an intermittent condition. Inspect and repair any restriction in the EVAP system.
• To improve the visibility of the smoke exiting the EVAP system, observe the suspected leak area from different angles with theJ 41413-SPT .
• Reviewing the Failure Records vehicle mileage since the diagnostic test last failed may help determine how often the condition that caused the DTC to be set occurs. This may assist in diagnosing the condition.
• For intermittent conditions refer to Intermittent Conditions .

Inspect the EVAP system for the following conditions:
• A loose, missing, or damaged service port schrader valve
• A loose, incorrect, missing, or damaged fuel fill cap
• A damaged EVAP purge solenoid
Raise the vehicle on a hoist. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle in General Information.
Inspect the EVAP system for the following conditions:
• Any disconnected, improperly routed, kinked, or damaged EVAP pipes and hoses
• A damaged EVAP vent solenoid or EVAP canister
Did you find and correct the condition?

Smoke testing the evap system to find the leak would be your best bet .

Oct 07, 2017 | 2003 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

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Code reading is 1447 is it the same as 1440?


No these are 2 different fault codes, although they are related to the same system
EVAP control system does not operate properly.
- EVAP control system has a leak in the line between intake manifold and EVAP control system pressure sensor.

Possible causes include ...
- EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve stuck closed.
- EVAP control system pressure sensor and its circuit.
- Loose, disconnected, or improper connection of rubber tube.
- Blocked rubber tube.
- Blocked or bent rubber tube to MAP/BARO switch solenoid valve.
- Cracked EVAP canister.
- EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve.
- Closed Throttle Position Switch.
- Improper connection of one-way valve.
- Blocked purge port.
- EVAP canister vent control valve.

Nov 02, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

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What hoses do I check for check engine light code Po455


DTC P0455 Evaporative Emissions (EVAP) System Large Leak
The control module tests the evaporative emission (EVAP) system for a large leak. The control module monitors the fuel tank pressure (FTP) sensor signal to determine the EVAP system vacuum level. When the conditions for running are met, the control module commands the EVAP canister purge solenoid valve OPEN and the EVAP canister vent solenoid valve CLOSED . This allows engine vacuum to enter the EVAP system. At a calibrated time, or vacuum level, the control module commands the EVAP canister purge solenoid valve closed, sealing the system, and monitors the FTP sensor input in order to determine the EVAP system vacuum level. If the system is unable to achieve the calibrated vacuum level, or the vacuum level decreases too rapidly, this DTC sets.
There's more to it that just checking a hose ! Smoke testing the EVAP system is the best way to find leaks .
  1. Inspect the Evaporative Emission (EVAP) System for the following conditions:
  2. ?€¢
    A loose, missing, or damaged service port schrader valve


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    A loose, incorrect, missing, or damaged fuel fill cap


    ?€¢
    A damaged EVAP canister purge solenoid valve

  3. Raise the vehicle on a hoist. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle in General Information.
  4. Inspect the EVAP system for the following conditions:
?€¢
Any disconnected, improperly routed, kinked, or damaged EVAP pipes and hoses


?€¢
A damaged EVAP canister vent solenoid valve or EVAP canister

Your best bet is take your vehicle to a ASE certified repair shop or the dealer , where they have the tools an knowledge .

Apr 16, 2016 | 2005 Chevrolet Chevrolet Classic Base

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Toyota echo won't start code 440 441 446


Error Code: P0440
Fault Location:
Evaporative Emission (EVAP) System - Malfunction
Possible Cause:
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) active.
Soution:
Check Evaporative Emission (EVAP) System Sealing.
Check Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Canister Purge Regulator Valve .
Check Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Canister Purge Solenoid Valve .

Error Code: P0441
Fault Location:
Evaporative Emission (EVAP) System - Incorrect Flow Detected
Possible Solutions:
Check Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Canister Purge Regulator Valve .
Perform Output Test.
Check Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Canister Purge Solenoid Valve .
Check Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Canister.
Perform Basic Setting.
Check Pipes between Tank Breathing and Throttle Body.

Error Code: P0446
Fault Location:
Evaporative Emission (EVAP) System, Vent Control - Circuit Malfunction
Possible Cause:
Wiring harness.
Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge valve.
Engine control module (ECM).

Feb 25, 2013 | 2002 Toyota ECHO

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Check engine light up


DTC P0496 - EVAPORATIVE EMISSION (EVAP) SYSTEM FLOW DURING NON-PURGE

SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
This DTC tests for undesired intake manifold vacuum flow to the evaporative emission (EVAP) system. The control module seals the EVAP system by commanding the EVAP canister purge valve Closed and the EVAP canister vent valve Closed. The control module monitors the fuel tank pressure (FTP) sensor to determine if a vacuum is being drawn on the EVAP system. If vacuum in the EVAP system is more than a predetermined value within a predetermined time, this DTC sets.

THIS CODE ID FOR A 3.6L engine

Aug 07, 2012 | 2006 Cadillac CTS

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What is evaporation control system malfuction mean? The code is P0440


Hi, the computer has sensed through the fuel tank pressure sensor that the vapor cannister is not evacuating properly. I have pasted details on the EVAP system below. Check the purge valve on top of the engine as shown below (#1 in picture). Make sure the electrical connector is on the valve, that the wires are not damaged, and check the hose for kinks. If all looks good, I recommend you replace the valve. A new valve is $23 at autozone. Please let me know if you have more questions and thanks for using FixYa.

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Description & Operation
EVAP Canister
The canister is filled with carbon pellets used to absorb and store fuel vapors. Fuel vapor is stored in the canister until the control module determines that the vapor can be consumed in the normal combustion process.
EVAP Control System
The evaporative emission (EVAP) control system limits fuel vapors from escaping into the atmosphere. Fuel tank vapors are allowed to move from the fuel tank, due to pressure in the tank, through the vapor pipe, into the EVAP canister. Carbon in the canister absorbs and stores the fuel vapors. Excess pressure is vented through the vent line and EVAP vent solenoid to atmosphere.
The EVAP canister stores the fuel vapors until the engine is able to use them. At an appropriate time, the control module will command the EVAP purge solenoid ON, open, allowing engine vacuum to be applied to the EVAP canister. With the EVAP vent solenoid OFF, open, fresh air will be drawn through the solenoid and vent line to the EVAP canister. Fresh air is drawn through the canister, pulling fuel vapors from the carbon.
The air/fuel vapor mixture continues through the EVAP purge pipe and EVAP purge solenoid into the intake manifold to be consumed during normal combustion. The control module uses several tests to determine if the EVAP system is leaking.
The EVAP system consists of the following components:
EVAP Purge Solenoid
The EVAP purge solenoid controls the flow of vapors from the EVAP system to the intake manifold. This normally closed solenoid is pulse width modulated (PWM) by the control module to precisely control the flow of fuel vapor to the engine. The solenoid will also be opened during some portions of the EVAP testing, allowing engine vacuum to enter the EVAP system.
EVAP Service Port
The EVAP service port is located in the EVAP purge pipe between the EVAP purge solenoid and the EVAP canister. The service port is identified by a green colored cap.
EVAP Vent Solenoid
The EVAP vent solenoid controls fresh airflow into the EVAP canister. The solenoid is normally open. The control module will command the solenoid closed during some EVAP tests, allowing the system to be tested for leaks.
Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor
The FTP sensor measures the difference between the pressure or vacuum in the fuel tank and outside air pressure. The control module provides a 5-volt reference and a ground to the FTP sensor. The FTP sensor provides a signal voltage back to the control module that can vary between 0.1-4.9 volts. As FTP increases, FTP sensor voltage decreases, high pressure = low voltage. As FTP decreases, FTP voltage increases, low pressure or vacuum = high voltage.

Feb 10, 2011 | 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

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Codigo p1440


EVAP System Vent Circuit Malfunction

This diagnosis detects leaks in the Evaporative Emission (EVAP) purge line using of vapor pressure in the fuel tank. The EVAP canister vent control valve is closed to shut the EVAP purge line. The vacuum cut valve bypass valve will then be opened to clear the line between the fuel tank and the EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve. The EVAP control system pressure sensor can now monitor the pressure inside the fuel tank. If pressure increases, the Engine Control Module (ECM) will check for leaks in the line between the vacuum cut valve and EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve.

Possible causes
- Incorrect fuel tank vacuum relief valve
- Incorrect fuel filler cap used
- Fuel filler cap remains open or fails to close
- Foreign matter caught in fuel filler cap
- Leak is in line between intake manifold and EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve
- Foreign matter caught in EVAP canister vent control valve
- EVAP canister or fuel tank leaks
- EVAP purge line (pipe and rubber tube) leaks
- EVAP purge line rubber tube bent
- Blocked or bent rubber tube to EVAP control system pressure sensor
- Loose or disconnected rubber tube
- EVAP canister vent control valve and the circuit
- O-ring of EVAP canister vent control valve is missing or damaged
- EVAP canister is saturated with water
- EVAP control system pressure sensor
- Absolute pressure sensor

Possible solution
- Loose fuel filler cap
- Leaking fuel filler cap


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Jan 05, 2011 | 2000 Hyundai Sonata

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I had an emission test done on my 98 bonneville and it failed because code P0440 evap control system what should i do ?


Here's list why your car is coming up with this code. It could be any of these things causing it.
DTC detecting condition:
  • EVAP control system has a leak.
  • EVAP control system does not operate properly.
Possible cause:
  • Incorrect fuel tank vacuum relief valve
  • Incorrect fuel filler cap used
  • Fuel filler cap remains open or fails to close.
  • Foreign matter caught in fuel filler cap.
  • Leak is in line between intake manifold and EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve.
  • Foreign matter caught in EVAP canister vent control valve.
  • EVAP canister or fuel tank leaks
  • EVAP purge line (pipe and rubber tube) leaks
  • EVAP purge line rubber tube bent
  • Blocked or bent rubber tube to EVAP control system pressure sensor
  • Loose or disconnected rubber tube
  • EVAP canister vent control valve and the circuit
  • EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve
  • EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve and the circuit
  • Absolute pressure sensor
  • Fuel tank temperature sensor
  • O-ring of EVAP canister vent control valve is missing or damaged
  • Water separator
  • EVAP canister is saturated with water
  • EVAP control system pressure sensor
  • Refueling control valve
  • ORVR system leaks
  • Fuel level sensor and the circuit

Apr 01, 2010 | 1998 Pontiac Bonneville

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HAVE A TROUBLESHOOTING MESSAGE PO446 ON A 2003 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500. CHECKED GAS CAP AND TIGHTNED NO CHANGE. AM LOOKING FOR LOCATION OF FOLLOWING PARTS PURGE OR VENT SOLENOID VAPOR CANISTER EVAP VENT...


DTC P0446 Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Vent System Performance

The vehicle control module (VCM) monitors the performance of the evaporative emission (EVAP) system by applying a predetermined level of vacuum to the EVAP system and monitors the vacuum decay rate. The VCM sets this diagnostic trouble code (DTC) if the vacuum decay rate is more than a predetermined value. The VCM monitors the amount of vacuum and the amount of pressure in the EVAP system by monitoring the fuel tank pressure sensor. For this DTC, the VCM turns ON both the EVAP purge valve and the EVAP vent valve when the Conditions for Running the DTC are met. This applies an engine vacuum to a closed EVAP system. The VCM turns OFF both the EVAP purge valve and the EVAP vent valve when the system reaches a correct amount of vacuum. The EVAP system should quickly RELEASE the vacuum in the EVAP system with the EVAP purge valve OFF and the EVAP vent valve OFF (open). This test indicates a blocked or restricted EVAP vent path if the EVAP system fails to release the vacuum quickly enough.

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Dec 02, 2008 | 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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