Question about Cadillac DeVille
SOURCE: Check Engine code P1409
do you live in an are where the gas has alot of ethenhol? if so you might just have a build up of carbon in the exhaust tubes ie: egr return lines intake and all tubes.
Posted on May 20, 2009
SOURCE: EGR VALVE ON 96 FORD PROBE SE
If it's a 2.0L, 5 speed (1994-7) there are two DPFE solenoids (both w/ 3 vacuum ports) near the oil filter, which control the EGR valve. They are discontinued and impossible to find except on junked cars. (FORD #'s K5T44093-4)
I have to junk my 1996 Probe if I don't find them - Missouri emissions.
Posted on Mar 03, 2010
SOURCE: 2001 montero sport looking for
The P0403 code represents a problem with the Exhaust Gas Recirculation Solenoid or circuit.Below is the chart that explains and directs us to where the problem may exist.
Since there are a number of components or wires that can be at fault for this code,I feel it is not going to be something that we should attempt to diagnose via long distance. You may wish to check the basic wiring and vacuum supply to the solenoid, but if you find that the ECM is at fault, you will want to have this type of problem backed up by a good part and labor warranty.
Most solenoids need about 20 ohms or slightly higher resistance on the primary winding circuits to function correctly.
Below is a technical service bulletin I have located on your vehicle, It may or may not be related to your current problem. I simply wanted you to have it.
TSB Revision: TSB-06-13-012
DATE: September, 2006
MODEL: See below
EGR SYSTEM TROUBLESHOOTING
- SERVICE MANUAL REVISION
This bulletin contains additional troubleshooting procedures for the vacuum controlled EGR system on the affected vehicles.
Write the TSB revision number of this bulletin in the "TSB Revision" box at the bottom of the affected service manual pages.
1995-1996 Mirage 1.5L and 1.8L (California emissions only)
1996 Mirage 1.5L and 1.8L (Federal emissions only)
1997-2002 Mirage 1.5L and 1.8L
2003-2006 Lancer 2.0L
2003-2006 Lancer Evolution
1996 Galant 2.4L
1997-1998 Galant 2.4L (Federal emissions only)
1999-2003 Galant 2.4L and 3.0L
1995-1999 Eclipse/Eclipse Spyder 420A and 2.0L Turbo
1996-1999 Eclipse/Eclipse Spyder 2.4L
2000-2005 Eclipse/Eclipse Spyder 2.4L and 3.0L
1996-1999 3000GT 3.0L
1996 Diamante 3.0L
1997-2004 Diamante 3.5L
1996 Montero 3.0L 12 valve
1996 Montero 3.0L 24 valve (Federal emissions only)
1996 Montero 3.5L
1997-2000 Montero 3.5L (Federal emissions only)
2001-2002 Montero 3.5L
1997-1999 Montero Sport 2.4L (Federal emissions only)
1997-1998 Montero Sport 3.0L (Federal emissions only)
1999-2003 Montero Sport 3.0L
1999-2004 Montero Sport 3.5L
1996 Truck 2.4L
1995 Expo/Expo LRV 1.8L and 2.4L (California emissions only)
1996 Expo/Expo LRV 1.8L and 2.4L (Federal emissions only)
Let me know,if needed further assistance.
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Posted on Sep 11, 2010
You are right. You need the vent valve not the purge valve. The vent valve is a dealer item. Also this is a common problem and GM has released a bulletin on this that involves moving the location of the valve and running some new lines. It comes as a kit from GM, and it costs about a 100 bucks.
Posted on Dec 02, 2010
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