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Thread: EVAP Purge Valve Issue??
07-20-2010, 07:13 AM #1
EVAP Purge Valve Issue??
I've had a check engine light on for a while now. It's throwing out the following codes: P0449 and P0496. Both of these refer to an issue with the EVAP system. I pulled the purge valve located near the fuel tank and cleaned it out, which didn't fix it, but I do hear a rattle when I shake it, so I'm thinking this is the source of my problem. If I replace that and it doesn't fix it, I'll move to the solenoid under the hood.
Fixing/replacing these parts isn't my issue. I'm just wondering if not fixing this issue right away will do any kind of damage to my truck. I'm about to go on a long road trip, and I don't have time to order the replacement parts before I leave. If I wait until I get back, will I be hurting my truck in any way?? Please help! Thanks!Matt
2005 Silverado 1500 LS Crew Cab 5.3L 2WD
K&N FIPK II
Hypertech Max Energy Programmer
Suspension Leveling Kit
Putco Element Window Visors
Carriage Works Billet Grille
TruXedo TruXport Tonneau Cover
07-20-2010, 02:48 PM #2
Any ideas on this guys?? I hate to be peristant, but I'm leaving tomorrow, lol
07-20-2010, 11:16 PM #3
My truck has had these same 2 codes on it since about 40,000 miles and its got over 100,000 on it now and I havent had any issues...
07 silverado classic
2 1/2" drop shackles
Diablosport Predator :)
custom air intake
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