Question about GMC Suburban
Sad to say that you miss on what you did, dtc P0449 was related to vent solenoid contol circuit, purge problem indicates P0443,, check the vent valve connectors supply voltage from the power distribution box, (fuse # 14-tcm/batt) and the other wire(almost white) to ecm C1 #61.
Posted on Nov 09, 2010
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May 03, 2016 | Cars & Trucks
Dec 19, 2015 | 2000 Chevrolet Chevrolet Cavalier Base
An EVAP canister, vent hose, or vent solenoid valve that has restricted flow may cause this DTC to set. Using a purge solenoid command with a scan tool will allow vacuum to be applied to the system instead of pressure. With the engine running, the EVAP canister vent solenoid valve open, and the EVAP canister purge solenoid valve commanded to 100 percent, the fuel tank vacuum should not increase to more than 5 inches H2O.
An EVAP canister filter that is restricted can cause this DTC to set. Refer to Evaporative Emission Canister Replacement .
Disconnecting one component at a time while the EVAP system is under flow will help to pinpoint a restriction in the system
Do you have a scan tool that reads data PID'S ?
Your FTP - fuel tank pressure sensor could be at fault !
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Feb 05, 2018 | 2007 Chevrolet Suburban Three-Quarter-Ton...
This DTC checks for undesired intake vacuum flow to the EVAP system. The control module seals the EVAP system by commanding the EVAP canister purge solenoid valve OFF and the EVAP canister vent solenoid valve ON. The control module monitors the fuel tank pressure (FTP) sensor to determine if a vacuum is being drawn on the EVAP system
If vacuum in the EVAP system is more than a predetermined value within a predetermined time, this code is set and the MIL (malfunction indicator lamp) is illuminated.
Symptoms of a P0496 DTC will include MIL illumination, and most likely no other noticeable symptoms. Some may experience a hard start / crank condition. In some cases the engine may run rich which may not detected, but can cause damage long-term (think: catalytic converter damage).
Potential causes of a P0496 EVAP code include:
The most common fix for this DTC is to replace the purge solenoid valve. However, be sure to do a proper diagnosis before replacing parts!
Ideally you would use an advanced scan tool, with the ignition on and engine off, you seal the EVAP system using the Seal/Purge function. Then, watch the fuel tank pressure sensor reading when you turn the purge off. If the pressure value is higher than the normal range set by the manufacturer, replace the EVAP canister purge solenoid valve. Refer to a model-specific repair guide for the proper specification.
If you don't have access to the scan tool, you could always disconnect the vacuum line at the purge valve going back to the charcoal canister. Unplug the electrical connector on the purge valve, start the engine, then put your finger on the valve where you disconnected the line. If you can feel vacuum there, the purge solenoid valve is faulty and needs to be replaced. Alternately, you could simply remove the purge solenoid valve and blow into it. It is normally closed, so if air goes through then you need to replace it.
If the purge valve checks out good, either the problem with the valve is intermittent or there is a problem with the fuel tank pressure sensor. To test the fuel tank pressure sensor you will need to have a high end scan tool to monitor the tank pressure with the gas cap removed. If the sensor shows vacuum with the gas cap removed, there is a problem with the fuel tank pressure sensor.
Here is a picture of one purge solenoid valve. Yours may look similar or different, consult a factory service guide or your local vehicle dealership for more details.
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Jan 11, 2011 | 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer
a) Absent or tampered fuel cap.
b) De-linked or faulty fuel tank pressure sensor.
c) De-linked, damaged, pinched, or blocked EVAP purge line.
d) De-linked or erroneous EVAP canister purge valve.
e) De-linked or incorrect EVAP vent solenoid.
f) Open ignition feed circuit to the EVAP vent or purge solenoid.
g) Tampered EVAP canister.
h) Leaking fuel sensor assembly O-ring.
i) Leaking fuel tank or fuel filler beck
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