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Check engine service light- code P0441 stays off when cleared for three weeks and reappears

2003 volkswagen beetle convertible- service engine light on for the third time. Code P0441-evap. emmission control system purge-flow fault. Have replaced the gas cap but light is back on after 3 weeks; same code.

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SOURCE: im getting a P0441 EVAP emission control system

Here is what I could find for your code error as potential causes:
After market parts and accessories nonconforming to the EVAP system specifications.
Damaged, missing or improperly installed fuel filler cap.
Blockage in fuel vapor hoses/tubes (EVAP canister tube, EVAP canister purge outlet tube or EVAP return tube) in EVAP system.
Disconnected or cracked fuel vapor hoses/tubes in EVAP system.
EVAP canister purge valve stuck closed.
Canister vent (CV) solenoid stuck open.
Fuel tank pressure (FTP) sensor malfunction.
EVAP canister leaking.
Fuel vapor control valve tube assembly blocked.
Fuel vapor vent valve assembly blocked.

Obviously the gas cap would be the easiest and cheapest thing to fix.  Just make sure it is put on correctly and tight.  If it is not that, I would have to suggest to take it to a mechanic because the other problems on that list are not really DIY material.  Hopefully it is the gas cap and you can take care of it yourself.  Good luck.

Posted on May 17, 2009

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SOURCE: P0441 EVAP Control System Incorrect Purge Flow

Test the purge valve and the vent valve for leaks. This can only be done with a Tech 2 and or a vacuum pump.

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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SOURCE: "Check Engine light"

The issue is that the system randomly checks the loop of the fuel system to confirm that it has no leaks. A missing cap is the easy one to correct. It might also be a slpit in the rubber hose that connects the fuel fill tube (on the chassis) to the one on the tank, or any other hose in the the entire fuel delivery/ fume recovery sysrtem. The solenoid that allows the engine's vacuum to be used to conduct this test can also be sticking so that after the test cycle, it doesn't reclose. Good luck

Posted on Dec 10, 2009

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SOURCE: error code p0441 on toyota rav4 97

The code indicates a leak in the evaporative system. 90% of the time it is a faulty gas cap.

Posted on Feb 25, 2010

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SOURCE: Check Engine light - Code P0441 (Evap Emission

There is an evap purge valve located in the back of the driver side of the engine. This valve needs to be replaced. Had the same code a couple weeks ago. Replaced that valve and the problem was fixed. Hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 29, 2010

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