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How to fix code p0446 on a pontiac g6


P0446 Evaporative Emission Control System Vent Control Circuit Malfunction. The code P0446 is set when the engine computer recognizes a fault or restriction at the vent control part of the Evaporative emission control system (EVAP).

https://www.obd-codes.com/p0446

Jan 25, 2017 | Pontiac Cars & Trucks

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Got code p0446 on my grand am what is it


Evaporative Emission Control System Vent Control Circuit Malfunction

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https://www.obd-codes.com/p0446 P0446 OBD II Trouble Code p0446 Yahoo Video Search Results

Sep 29, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

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What cause P0446 so show up


P0446 (generic)
Evaporative Emission System Vent Control Circul. Check gas cap.

Mar 14, 2015 | 2004 Mazda Tribute

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I got a code p0446 and u1153 what is wrong


P0446Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Vent System Performance=ECM, PCM

U1153 Loss of Communications with HVAC

Mar 09, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

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Code P0446 for 1998 Mazda Millenia


code p0446 refers to evaporative emission (EVAP) system vent control--circuit malfunction===causes--wiring---EVAP canister purge valve--ECM. Change the purge valve.

Dec 02, 2013 | 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix

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My 2004 Mazda 3 GT 2.3L is getting a P0446 DTC and is burning through a tank of gas in about 2-3 days depending on the amount of driving being done. My Mazda dealer believes that it may be the fuel pump,...


P0446- Evaporative Emissions Control System Vent Control Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:
- Missing Fuel cap
- Incorrect fuel filler cap used
- Fuel filler cap remains open or fails to close
- Foreign matter caught in fuel filler cap
- Incorrect fuel tank vacuum relief valve

Code is detected when VSV for pressure switching valve is ON, ECM judges that there is no continuity between vapor pressure sensor, fuel tank and charcoal canister (2 trip detection logic)

The vapor pressure sensor, Voltage Solenoide Valve (VSV) for EVAP, Voltage Solenoide Valve (VSV) for canister closed valve (CCV) and Valve Solenoide Valve (VSV) for pressure switching valve are used to detect abnormalities in the evaporative emission control system.

The ECM decides whether there is an abnormality in the evaporative emission control system based on the vapor pressure sensor signal.

Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P0446 is recorded by the ECM when there is a malfunction in either the VSV for EVAP, the VSV for pressure switching valve, or in the vapor pressure sensor itself, or when evaporative emissions leak from the components within the dotted line in Fig. 1 below.
evaporative_evap_system_toyota.gif
The ECM closes the CCV and opens the VSV for pressure switching valve causing vacuum to increase in the entire EVAP system.

The ECM continues to operate the VSV for EVAP until the vacuum is increased to a specified point at which time the ECM closes the VSV for EVAP.

If the vacuum did not increase, or if the vacuum increased beyond the specified limit, the ECM judges the VSV for EVAP and related components to be faulty.

Aug 26, 2011 | Mazda MAZDA3 Cars & Trucks

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Error code p0446, 2006 4wd, 3 lt. ford escape


P0446 Evaporative Emmission Control System Vent Control Circuit
Evap vent valve has only one purpose. It closes in order to seal the vent so the EVAP system can pressurize and ensure there are no leaks. Evap vent valve is usually supplied Batt. voltage with key on. The ECM's driver controls the ground, and when grounded, activates the valve (closing it). If the ECM detects a short to ground, and open,or a short to battery voltage on the control circuit, P0446 will set. Code also may refer to ECM detecting that EVAP system is unable to achieve or maintain vacuum during test.
Symptoms There will be no obvious symptoms to driver, other than MIL illumination.
Causes A code P0446 could mean one or more of the following has happened:
  • Faulty vent valve
  • Open, short or excessive resistance on Vent valve control circuit
  • Blockage of vent valve
  • Bad PCM
Possible Solutions With a P0446 OBD-II trouble code, here are some things to try:
  • Replace Vent valve
  • Repair open, short, or resistance problem in control circuit
  • Repair open, or short, or resistance problem in power circuit
  • Replace PCM
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Jun 09, 2011 | 2006 Ford Escape

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HAVE A CODE PO446 1999 LEXUS GS300 CHECK GAS CAP AND IT WAS OK. WHAT DO I LOOK FOR NEXT AND LOCATION OF IT


P0446 is an evap code. Most likely, you need to change the charcoal canister vent valve (CCV) under the trunk floor. Fuel cap codes set 3 codes at once, P0440. P0441 and P0446, all at the same time.

Jul 23, 2008 | 1997 Lexus GS 300

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