EVAP HELP

Tiny
ZELLDOG93
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  • 2002 NISSAN SENTRA
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 100,600 MILES
I have had my car throwing the code p0447 which comes up as a evap vent control solonoid and i have tried to fix it. i checked to make sure that the solonoid work which it does and i have also use a silicone sealant along with an o ring when it was reading a small leak since i have done that my gas milage has got better but the cide still comes back. since i have solved the problems with the other code does anyone have any ideas?


this is my last question i posted for referance of what i have had happen
http://www.2carpros.com/questions/2002-nissan-sentra-senesor

this one is where it all started towards the bottom of the comments
http://www.2carpros.com/questions/2002-nissan-sentra-gas-milage

thanks for any help given
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Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 AT 11:46 PM

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Tiny
ASEMASTER6371
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It could be a control issue as well which means the pcm may be bad. A shop with a scan tool can verify this by trying to turn the solenoid on and off with the scan tool.
When you check the solenoid, did you use a vacuum gauge to verify passing vacuum?

Roy
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Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 AT 11:53 PM
Tiny
ZELLDOG93
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No I didnt I connected it to voltage what else should I check? I want to make sure its just the solonoid before I replace it if I cant fix it
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Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 AT 9:37 PM

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