2003 Dodge Neon Repair Question
Car got a new battery, new coils, new spark plug and new timing belt in January this year. I need answers please!!!
Have the computer scanned for code/s-you have a problem within the engine management system that caused the CEL to turn on-This is your starting point of diagnosis,finding out what's going on
code is P0440
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That code is not causing the check engine light to flash. There has to be other codes in there.
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Shaking the booty and nasty smell for away from the Evap System-here's what P0440 means-Like Wrench said it has to be something else that the brain is sensing with its parameters/actuators-rescan it a few times and erase it and see what happens
A code P0440 could mean one or more of the following has happened:
•The gas cap is not installed or working properly
•The purge solenoid has failed
•The canister is plugged and not working properly
Possible Solutions With a P0440 OBD-II trouble code, diagnosis can be tricky at times. Here are some things to try:
•Remove and reinstall the gas cap, clear the code, and drive for a day and see if the codes come back.
•Inspect the EVAP system for cuts/holes in tubes/hoses
•Inspect for damaged or disconnected hoses around the Evap purge solenoid
•Check and/or replace the sensor
•Check and/or replace the purge valve
•Have a professional use a smoke machine to detect leaks
the light only flashed 1 out of the 4 times we turned the car on, when that happened the car was shaking really bad and i smelled and odor like rotten eggs, now the car doesn't shake anymore but the engine light in ON not flashing anymore.
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Scan it again and let us know if its a P0420 which involves the snitcher and the scrubber in other words the oxygen sensor/s and the catalytic converter