P1443

  • Tiny
  • bmxwayne
  • 1996 Ford Ranger
  • 285,000 miles

What are all possible causes of the code p1443 evap canister purge low/no flow and what are the most common ones the purge valve was replaced a couple of years ago and one of the hoses just the other day what all testing can be done to check all possibilities

Sunday, May 12th, 2013 AT 7:13 PM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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Get a smoke test done on the system that will tell you whats wrong. Check to make sure your gas cap has at least 3 clicks after a fillup

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Monday, May 13th, 2013 AT 7:07 AM
  • Tiny
  • bmxwayne
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I was wanting to know what all I can do my self to diagnose the problem and not take it to a shop

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Monday, May 13th, 2013 AT 7:26 AM
  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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It has to have a smoke test to see where it 's blocked unles syou wan tto try spending money on a evap canister purge valve and seeif it fixes it but you'llneed a scanner to erase the code.

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Monday, May 13th, 2013 AT 7:27 AM
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How can I do a smoke test on my own I am trying to save money by not going to a shop because I am on a very tight budget

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Monday, May 13th, 2013 AT 7:30 AM
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You can't it's specialized equiptment. It is nt' smoke anyhow.

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Monday, May 13th, 2013 AT 7:32 AM

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