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Need illustrated 'shop manual' for a 1997 Pontiac Montana 3.4L in particular a picture of the canister purge valve and related vacuum hoses--for the valve and adjacent evap switch device? Thank you!

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Hi Bruce,here's a AutoZone repair guide showing you your canister purge valve. Repair Guides Component Locations Component Locations 1 AutoZone com

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Definition of po1441 trouble code


P1441 Evaporative emission control system very small leak, positive pressure.
The problem may be that the purge control valve which is part of the charcoal canister has a slight leak.
If the control valve doesn't completely close, there will be flow during non-purge.
Vacuum drawn through the small hose to the charcoal canister is what opens the purge control valve.
Make sure that there is no vacuum to the smallest hose connected to the canister at idle.
Make sure the little hose is not kinked or pinched in some way that would hold vacuum to the purge control valve.
The canister is purged above 35 MPH, never at idle.

P0446 EVAP canister vent valve

The P1441 and P0446 are related.
When you fix the P1441 the P0446 may go away also or it may need a new vent valve.

Jul 22, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

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What is code p1443 on 96 thunderbird


PCV valve would have nothing to do with it !
P1443 - Very Small Or No Purge Flow Condition A fuel tank pressure change greater than a minus (-) 7 inches of H 2 O in 30 seconds has occurred with purge (fuel vapor) flow less than 0.02 pounds per minute.
  • Blocked fuel vapor hose between EVAP canister purge valve and FTP sensor.
  • Blocked fuel vapor hose between EVAP canister purge valve and engine intake manifold.
  • Blocked vacuum hose between EVAP canister purge valve-solenoid and engine intake manifold.
  • EVAP canister purge valve stuck closed (mechanically).
Check for blockages between the fuel tank, EVAP canister purge valve and engine intake manifold. Check obstructions in the EVAP canister purge valve diaphragm and ports.
Suggest you buy a repair manual if you want to try an fix yourself .Or Go to ford web site Ford Oem1stop com an pay 29 bucks for 72 hours for repair info . Or take it to a qualified repair shop an have it smoke tested . Or goolge purge valve for a pic. an see if you can find it under the hood .

Feb 20, 2018 | 1997 Ford Thunderbird LX

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I have 2000 Montana. Service Eng light on, a check says: P0440 -- evaporated emission cntrl system small leak/low flow condition. Explanation: defective or loose fuel cap, evvap canister or hose cracked-...


P0440 small evap leak, If it was purge at fault the PCM would give you a purge failure code, If it was that vacuum leak you are hearing you would of have lean bank code, anything with the evap in the engine compartment is purge,the back where the fuel tank is or the canister is evap. so you have evap problem,slow leak a broken hose would be gross leak detected. as for electrical it would be solenoid evap.fix the gas cap. 3_17_2012_9_11_41_pm.jpg

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Where is my purge solenoin on my 1997 Saturn SL1 and what tools do I need to replace it?


PURGE SOLENOID VALVE LOCATED ON THE INTAKE MANIFOLD.FOLLOW THE PCV VALVE VACUUM HOSE CONNECTS TO PURGE SOLENOID VALVE.PURGE SOLENOID VALVE WILL HAVE VACUUM LINE THAT CONNECTS TO EVAP CANISTER TO REAR OF FUEL TANK AREA.

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Check engine lite came on code is p1443 what does this code mean


P1443 Evaporative Emission Control System Control Valve The Evaporative Emission Control System monitors the fuel vapor flow between the engine intake manifold and the EVAP canister. The system failure occurs when a leak or blockage between the intake manifold, the EVAP canister purge valve and the EVAP canister is detected by the PCM.

Code P1443 Possible Causes:

- Pinched, blocked or plugged fuel vapor tubes/hoses (except between fuel tank and EVAP canister)

- Damaged EVAP canister

- Disconnected, cracked or cut fuel vapor tubes/hoses (except between fuel tank and EVAP canister)

- Damaged EVAP canister purge valve

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Ford escort wagon 1997 code p1443 displayed. what does this indicate & where is the cannister? thank you.


P1443 - EVAP Control System / Vacuum System Purge Control Solenoid Or Purge Control Valve Fault. A fuel tank pressure change greater than minus (-) 7 inches of water in 30 seconds occurred with a purge (fuel vapor) flow at less than 0.02 pounds per minute.

Possible Causes:
  • Blocked fuel vapor hose between the EVAP canister purge valve and the FTP sensor.
  • Blocked fuel vapor hose between the EVAP canister purge valve and the engine intake manifold.
  • Blocked vacuum hose between the EVAP canister purge valve solenoid and the engine intake manifold.
  • EVAP canister purge valve stuck closed (mechanically).

  • Possible Solution:
    Check for blockages between the fuel tank, the EVAP canister purge valve, and the engine intake manifold. Check for obstructions in the EVAP canister purge valve diaphragm and ports.

    The canister is on the passengers side near the firewall if I recall correctly.

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    I just bought a 1997 Mercury Sable it was a private sale. Once I got it home the check engine light was on can't remember the code but it when I looked it up it was the canister purge valve. Spent $80. for...


    P0401 insufficient EGR flow.

    Possible causes:
    • Fault in vacuum supply to EGR vacuum regulator solenoid.
    • EGR valve stuck closed or iced.
    • EGR valve diaphragm leaks.
    • EGR valve or flow path restricted.
    • EGR vacuum hose off, plugged or leaks.
    • VPWR circuit open to EGR Vacuum Regulator solenoid.
    • EVR circuit to PCM open.
    • EVR circuit to PCM shorted to PWR.
    • Differential Pressure Feedback EGR (D.P.F. EGR) sensor pressure hoses both connected improperly.
    • D.P.F. EGR sensor pressure hoses reversed.
    • D.P.F. EGR sensor VREF circuit open.
    • Downstream pressure hose off.
    • Downstream pressure hose plugged.
    • Damaged orifice tube assembly.
    • Damaged EGR Vacuum Regulator solenoid.
    • Damaged D.P.F. EGR sensor.
    • Damaged PCM.



    P0443 indicates an intermittent EVAP canister purge valve circuit failure.
    Possible causes:
    • Intermittent EVAP canister purge valve or VPWR circuit open.
    • Damaged EVAP canister purge valve.

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    Question regarding a honda odyssey 1999 check engine light codes.


    Ramon
    P0420 relates to the catalytic converter. The computer sees little or no improvement in the exhaust before and after going through the converter. Either your oxygen sensors need replacement (3 total) or you need a new catalytic converter.
    What is the mileage on the vehicle? Does it run well? Oxygen sensors generally start to fail after 70,000 miles. Catalytic converters usually fail because the engine is runnig rich and the owner ignores that fault for months. This causes the catalytic converter to overheat and fail.

    P1456 relates to the evaporative emission system. This system holds the gas fumes in the system so they are not vented to the atmosphere. The most common cause of this code being set is failing to properly tighten the gas cap after refueling. Take the cap off and clean the sealing O-ring. Put it back on and tighten till it clicks 3 times. Make sure you have the correct gray colored gas cap. Clear the code and see if it resets within a few days. If it does, try replacing the gas cap.
    Charlie

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