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Evap fan not working

My evap fan is not working. wow do you access it to test/repair

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  • macsadow Nov 10, 2008


    Hi, I have exactly the same problem fridge does not working but freezer is OK.
    However the evaporator fan is working Ok but there isn't cold air flow from control console inside the fridge ???


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Thx for you comment, There is no back panel inside this freezer. You remove the bottom panel of fridge to access evap and motor. Motor had power to it. Ohmed out motor and was open.

Posted on Mar 31, 2008

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You must remove baqck panel from bottom of freezer compartment, there you can access fan and other freezer components, check for open defrost thermostat as well.

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fuel tank , vent failures.
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you use pressure tests. we use shop air, and a low pressure regulator (laws in some states require mech to use nitrogen tanks)
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ever seen one, the factory service manual under EVAP chapters.

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P0455 - EVAP Control System Leak Detected (No Purge Flow or Large Leak) The PCM monitors the complete EVAP control system for no purge flow, the presence of a large fuel vapor leak or multiple small fuel vapor leaks. The system failure occurs when no purge flow (attributed to fuel vapor blockages or restrictions), a large fuel vapor leak or multiple fuel vapor leaks are detected by the EVAP running loss monitor test with the engine running (but not at idle).
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  • Check for missing fuel filler cap.
  • Check for loose fuel filler cap.
  • Check for possible cross-thread fuel filler cap condition.
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For DTC P0455 still present: Go to HX44 .

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  • Verify that both the input port vacuum hose and EVAP return tube are attached to the EVAP canister purge valve. Note: If the EVAP canister-CV solenoid assembly is not accessible during this pinpoint test step, GO to Evaporative Emissions, Section 303-13 in the Workshop Manual for removal and installation instructions.
  • Verify that the CV solenoid is properly seated on the EVAP canister (if possible).
  • Visually inspect for disconnected or cracked fuel vapor hoses/tubes between the intake manifold, the EVAP canister purge valve, the EVAP canister, the fuel vapor vent valve assembly and if applicable the fuel vapor control valve tube assembly.
  • Check for damage to the fuel filler pipe and the fuel tank.
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  • Disconnect and plug the EVAP return tube (EVAP canister purge valve to intake manifold) at the intake manifold vacuum source.
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  • Key on, engine off.
  • Access VPWR PID. If the voltage is not 12 volts or greater, GO to HX61 .
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