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I have code p0453 ( Evap emission control system press sensor high) on a 1997 Escort sport. The car when warmed up will stall when stopped and in drive. Any ideas as to the most likely place to start? Charcoal canister, purge valve or somthing else?

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How's that gas cap doing? It's part of the canister circuit and Will cause this code if the seal is leaking...accordianman

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SOURCE: 1996 Toyota Previa code p0441

P0441 is Evap Emission Incorrect Purge Flow; the repair you are describing is easy, and should correct the P0441 restricition...I would anticipate no large problems.

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SOURCE: 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix Evaporative Canister

you should be able to fix it look for a can near the fuel tank that has vacuum hoses coming out of it and you should be able to just buy the bad solenoid

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Mustang GT 4.6 EVAP Canister Purge Valve Location?

You will need to remove the right front wheel & wheel well liner. The canister purge valve is behind the cover. It should have two tube going into the bottom and one on the side near the top.
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SOURCE: I have a 2004 Avalanche, 49K mileage, code PO446,

That is an EVAP code. its a vent control code. you can manually test it by powering it up if you know where its at. i cant remember exaclty where its at off the top of my head but its only 2 wires. using a volt meter you want to make sure power is getting to it, but you cannot activate it without dealer scan tool.hmmm if you can figure out which is ground and power when you give it 12 volts it should click. meaning your vent solenoid works and you have wiring problems or its leaking.

EVAP problems are hard to finde with out scanners. you can change the vent solenoid and hope it fixes it. but a code points you to the direction of a problem. hopefull its not wiring problems. in the northern states with snow. ice can pull out wires and also get clogged in the vent solenoid and lock it up. its either wiring or bad or a leaking solenoid. check condition of wires. if they look good try a vent soleniod.

if that doesnt fix it after a engine light reset and 2 weeks or so. then goto dealer. you need to reset it after repair. light will not go off on its own.GOOD LUCK

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Posted on Apr 29, 2009

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- Evaporative Emission System (EVAP) Pressure sensor circuit poor electrical connection.
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- Evaporative Emission System (EVAP) Pressure Sensor/Switch circuit poor electrical connection
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There is no one magic bullet fix.
Here are the poss issues that trigger the code and light.Evaporative Emission System (EVAP) Pressure sensor harness is open or shorted
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P0453 HONDA - Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor High Voltagexicon.jpghttp://engine-codes.com/p0453_honda.htmlForum CodePossible causes- Fuel Tank Pressure sensor harness is open or shorted
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2001 chevrolet sububban po446,452,and 453 how do i fix my check engine light is on and i cant pass in spection


DTC 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. 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
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  • Replace Vent valve
  • Repair open, short, or resistance problem in control circuit
  • Repair open, or short, or resistance problem in power circuit
  • Replace PCM

DTC P0452 - Evaporative emission control system, pressure sensor low imput
DTC P0453 - Evaporative emission control system, pressure sensor high imput

The PCM monitors the EVAP control system FTP sensor input signal to the PCM. The test fails when the signal average jumps above a minimum allowable calibrated parameter. If both codes are present, it sounds like your fuel tank pressure sensor has failed.

The sensor is on top of the tank and you will have to remove the tank. But your symptoms are pointing to more than just the sensor. You may have wiring problems.


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I have a 2003 Kia sorento 3.5 liter engine 2 wheel drive. Check engine light on reading code P0453 Evaporative Emission system pressure sensor / switch high input. Any idea what is the cause of this...


possible causes--- p0453-- - Rubber hose to EVAP control system pressure is clogged, vent, kinked, disconnected or improper connection.
- EVAP control system pressure sensor may be faulty
- EVAP posible solutions, - Retight gas cap - Replaced EVAP Control System Pressure Sensor. have a good day !!

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PO453 WHAT DOES THIS MEAn


The generic code from http://www.obd-codes.com/p0453 for all ODBII cars is:
P0453 - Evaporative Emissions Control System Pressure Sensor High Input OBD-II Trouble Code Technical Description

Evaporative Emissions Control System Pressure Sensor High Input
What does that mean?

The EVAP (Evaporative Emissions) System allows fuel tankmag-glass_10x10.gif vapors to be purged into the engine and burnt rather than expelled into the atmosphere as harmful emissions. The EVAP system contains a pressure sensor to check the integrity of the system. Periodically, the EVAP system performs a pressure test to check that there are no leaks in the system. It uses this sensor, also known as a fuel tank pressure (FTP) sensor to check for leaks. Basically P0453 means the PCM (Powertrain Control Module) noticed the EVAP Pressure sensor or FTP is indicating a higher than normal pressure (above 4.5 Volts) in the EVAP system. NOTE: On some vehicles the FTP is a part of the fuel pump assembly in the tank.
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There will likely be no noticeable symptoms along with this code other than the MIL (Malfunction Indicator Lamp), commonly known as Check Engine Light illumination. However, there may be noticeable fuel odors in some cases.
Causes

A P0453 DTC trouble code may be caused by one or more of the following:

  • Open on FTP sensor signal wire
  • Short to voltage on FTP sensor signal wire
  • Bad FTP sensor
  • Abnormally high pressure in fuel tank due to blockage in EVAP purge hoses or overfilled tank
  • Loose/damaged FTP sensor connector
  • Loss of ground to the sensor
Possible Solutions

Using an scan tool access FTP sensor value with Key on Engine off (KOEO). Normal value is usually somewhere near 2.5 Volts at atmospheric pressure (may fluctuate some due to altitude). It shouldn't ever be above 4.5 Volts.

1) If it is close to 2.7V with the gas cap off, the problem is likely intermittent. Using a Digital Volt Ohm Meter, measure the voltage on the signal wire while trying to induce the problem by wiggle testing all the wiring at the FTP sensor. If the voltage fluctuates when wiggle testing, check for connector problems; i.e. water in the connector, broken or chafed wiring.

2) If the value shown on the scan tool is above 4.5V, unplug the sensor (if possible) and check for voltage again. If the high voltage is still present when unplugged, inspect wiring harness for a short to voltage on the signal wire. If the high voltage disappears when unplugging the sensor, check for a good ground to the sensor and proper reference voltage. If you have a good ground and 5 Volts reference voltage, replace the FTP sensor since it's likely shorted out.

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I have a 2000 Pontiac Bonneville 3.8 non supercharged. It is throwing the codes P0446, P0452, P0453. Yes it is throwing all of them and that is what is confusing me. Just reset the codes, did a...


they are all emission faults

P0453 OBD-II Trouble Code: Evaporative Emission Control Pressure Sensor High Input. P0453 code means that a reading from the engine's evaporative pressure sensor is higher than normal due to fuel tank vapor leaks into the system.

saturated carbon canister
sensor faulty
rubber evap hoses at the tank perished

idea
check the tank fuel cap seal is working
replace the cap is one possible cause

check the fuel pump pressure or for injector rail leak
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).

The Code P0452 indicates that the Evaporative Pressure Sensor is indicating pressure change values that are below specification, during the EVAP Monitor test and/or the operation of the vehicle.


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