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There is air escaping from the gas tank. Often a problem with the gas cap, try tightening the cap, reset the code and see if it comes back on. Essentially it is testing for cracks in the tank.
Also remember just because there was a condition that activated the sensor does not mean it still exists. Have the codes reset. If it comes back it may be a bad seal on the gas cap. But just incase keep an eye out for possible leaks.
Auto Zone can read codes they may also be able to reset them. If not try disconnecting the battery for 10 minutes to see if that will reset the codes
Hope this helps.

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SOURCE: 2004 chevy colorado code p0449 system vent control circuit low how do i fix this problem

gas tank evap vent valve, extremely common

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. Solving a P0449 Engine Code 2005 Chevy Monty Carlo


DTC P0449 Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Vent Solenoid Control Circuit.
Circuit Description
An ignition voltage is supplied to the evaporative emission (EVAP) canister vent solenoid valve. The control module grounds the EVAP canister vent solenoid valve control circuit to close the valve by means of an internal switch called a driver. The scan tool displays the commanded state of the EVAP canister vent solenoid valve as ON or OFF. The control module monitors the status of the driver. If the control module detects an incorrect voltage for the commanded state of the driver, this DTC sets.

Do you know how to test automotive electrical circuits using a volt meter ? How to test a transistor (driver) inside the PCM . Videos on youtube. Do you know what a wiring diagram is ?
Also search P0449 on youtube . Free wiring diagrams here http://www.bbbind.com/free_tsb.html Enter vehicle info. year , make , model and engine size . Under system click engine ,then under subsystem click fuel controls . Click search the blue link. Scroll down to #9 diagram . Circuit for vent solenoid . This video is a chevy truck ,doesn't matter .
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What makes my Chevy malibu 2005 v6 put system code po449 out


P0449 - OBD II Trouble Code Evaporative System Vent Valve/Solenoid Circuit Malfunction Our emissions expert has put together the following information about the P0449 fault code. We have also included diagnostic procedures you can take to your repair shop if the mechanic is having difficulty analyzing the code.
OBD II Fault Code
  • OBD II P0449
Fault Code Definition
  • Evaporative System Vent Control Circuit Malfunction
What does this mean? The evaporative control (EVAP) system captures any raw fuel evaporating from the fuel storage system (e.g. the fuel tank, filler neck, and fuel cap). Under precise operating conditions-dictated by engine temperature, speed, and load-the EVAP system stores and purges these captured fuel vapors back into the combustion process. The carbon canister, which stores the raw fuel vapors, utilizes a vent valve that allows fresh air to enter the EVAP system. This displaces the fuel vapor as it's purged into the combustion process. Code P0449 indicates that the evaporative control (EVAP) system vent valve solenoid is malfunctioning. This can be caused by either too little or too much electrical resistance or a mechanical problem with the vent valve itself. Symptoms
  • Check Engine Light will illuminate
  • In most cases, there are no adverse conditions noticed by the driver
  • In some cases, there may be a noticeable fuel odor caused by the release of fuel vapors
Common Problems That Trigger the P0449 Code
  • Missing fuel cap
  • Defective Evaporative Vent Valve
  • Defective or damaged fuel cap
  • Distorted, damaged or cracked Fuel Tank Filler Neck
  • Torn or punctured Evaporative system hose(s)
  • Defective Fuel Tank Sending Unit gasket or seal
  • Split or damaged Carbon Canister
  • Defective or damaged fuel tank
Common Misdiagnoses
  • Fuel cap
  • Evaporative Purge Valve
  • Evaporative Vent Valve
Polluting Gases Expelled
  • HCs (Hydrocarbons): Unburned droplets of raw fuel that smell, affect breathing, and contribute to smog

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I changed everything on a 2007 chevy uplander the camshaft position sensor And the purged sensor And the throttle body and It cam up a new code p0449


DTC P0449: Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Vent Solenoid Control Circuit , your vent solenoid is opened or the wiring circuit is . The vent solenoid is by the charcoal canister at the gas tank .
P0449 Battery voltage is supplied to the EVAP canister vent solenoid valve. The control module grounds the EVAP canister vent solenoid valve control circuit to close the valve by means of an internal switch called a driver. The scan tool displays the commanded state of the EVAP canister vent solenoid valve as ON or OFF. The control module monitors the status of the driver.

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DTC P0449: Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Vent Solenoid Control Circuit.
Battery voltage is supplied to the EVAP canister solenoid valve. The ECM grounds the EVAP canister vent solenoid valve control circuit through an internal switch called a driver. The ECM monitors the status of the driver. A scan tool will display the commanded state of the EVAP canister vent solenoid valve as ON or OFF. P0449 Vent Valve Testing EVAP Systems

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Code p0449 vent solenoid intermittent


EOBD II Error Code: P0449
Fault:
Evaporative Emission (EVAP) System, Vent Valve - Circuit Malfunction
Possible Cause:
Wiring harness.
Evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge valve.
Engine control module (ECM).

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I have a code P0449 on my 1999 chevy malibu 3.1


check engine light ison,autozone says code is P0449 this is whattheir ticket says:

The PCM has determined that a malfunction exists in the electrical circuit for the vent valve/solenoid in the evaporative emission control system.

Definition:
EVAP (Evaporative Emission System) purge/vent solenoid circuit condition

Explanation:
The solenoids and system wiring are monitored for opens or shorts

Probable Causes
1- Purge or vent solenoids defective
2- Check connevtor and wiring
3- Fuel saturated vapor canister
4- Failed EVAP vent solenoid

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I have a 1999 chevy malibu its 6 cylinders 3100 engine and i have the codes with me this aare the codes that i need 1.#p0420 2.#p0410 3.#p0305 4.#p0449


P0420 - Catalyst System Low Efficiency
P0410 - Secondary Air Injection (AIR) System
P0305 - Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected
P0449 - Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Vent Solenoid Control Circuit

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