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2002 firebird evap system 0440 code check engine light is on. i changed the entire gas tank and got a new canister new gas cap too lights still on sensor?

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Are you using ethanol blended fuel? If so stop and use unleaded only and see if after 2 tanks you can clear the code. If that doesn't help and your evap canister has 2 hose connections, try plugging the hose connection that doesn't go to the tank at the first point of connection away from the canister. Plug the line that goes to the first point of connection side of that line (vacuum side). Let the canister side of that line vent to atmosphere during this test.

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help.jpg What does this mean? When is the code detected?
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Possible causes - Missing or loose fuel cap
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P0440 onepx.gif EVAP Control System Malfunction onepx.gif onepx.gif onepx.gif onepx.gif onepx.gif onepx.gif onepx.gif onepx.gif Possible Causes onepx.gif Setting Conditions onepx.gif onepx.gif onepx.gif onepx.gif
  • Charcoal canister is clogged, loaded with fuel or with moisture
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onepx.gif Engine started cold (ECT sensor signal less 86�F), engine runtime over 20 minutes in closed loop, vehicle driven to a speed of 55-60 mph, and the PCM detected the fuel tank pressure indicated the same value as the atmospheric pressure in the EVAP Monitor test.
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