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I have a code PO449, and it says evaporator sensor. What am I looking for?

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You would need to get a copy of a shop manual to get the test procedures.
The code is for a problem with the evap control solenoid which is part of the system that vents the gas tank.

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Please go here on pc, it will tell you in detail whats possibly wrong. obd-codes.com/po449, God-Bless!

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Code po449 where is this evap sensor located on veh


It's not a sensor an a code doesn't mean it needs replacing , could be a wiring or PCM problem ! An you don't say what make , model or year vehicle ! An you need to test before just replacing parts ! P0449 Evaporative Emission Control System Vent Valve Solenoid Circuit... EVAP Code P0449

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Code po449 2009 cobalt


The PCM has determined that a malfunction exists in the electrical circuit for the vent valve/solenoid in the evaporative emission control system.

Definition:
EVAP (Evaporative Emission System) purge/vent solenoid circuit condition

Explanation:
The solenoids and system wiring are monitored for opens or shorts

Probable Causes
1- Purge or vent solenoids defective
2- Check connevtor and wiring
3- Fuel saturated vapor canister
4- Failed EVAP vent solenoid

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Your Po449 code means: Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Vent Solenoid Control Circuit. Check to see if anything on you EVAP system has gotten disconnected and make sure that none of your hoses have gotten old and bridle or have holes. If everything looks ok, you probably have to replaced the Vent Solenoid Valve, which is located on the EVAP canister.

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I have a 2001 pontiac grand am se v6 . The service engine soon light came on and i got a free diagnostic ran and it brought up these codes; P0443, P0449, and P0141.


PO443, Evaporative Emission Control System Purge Control Valve Circuit Malfunction
PO449, Evaporative Emission Control System Vent Valve/Solenoid Circuit Malfunction
PO141, Oxygen Sensor Heater Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1 Sensor 2).
I don't understand why the free diagnostic didn't come with a service recommendation?
P.S. I hope that you know when one of your headlights are out!

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code is P0449

The PCM has determined that a malfunction exists in the electrical circuit for the vent valve/solenoid in the evaporative emission control system.

Definition:
EVAP (Evaporative Emission System) purge/vent solenoid circuit condition

Explanation:
The solenoids and system wiring are monitored for opens or shorts

Probable Causes
1- Purge or vent solenoids defective
2- Check connevtor and wiring
3- Fuel saturated vapor canister
4- Failed EVAP vent solenoid


A code P0141 may mean that one or more of the following has happened:
  • open or short to ground in the wiring harness
  • O2 heater circuit wiring high resistance
  • O2 heater element resistance is high
  • Internal short or open in the heater element
Note: Typically a failed catalytic converter does not cause this code. You're more likely to see a P0420 code for a failed converter.
Possible Solutions
  • Replace oxygen sensor (cannot repair open or short that occurs internally to sensor)
  • Repair short or open or high resistance in wiring harness or harness connectors

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P0135 is a bad 02 sensor
P0442 is a evap problem
P0449 is a vent solenoid

i would check the vent solenoid first its a 4ws fuse under the hood in the fuse box make sure you have power to it you should have power at all times the ground comes from the pcm i think if you fix this everything else will work they are all computer controled

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P0135 - Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S) Heater Performance Bank 1 Sensor 1
P0449 - Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Vent Solenoid Control Circuit
P0442 - Evaporative Emission (EVAP) System Small Leak Detected

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