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P0440, P0441 OR P0446 Toyota

Fix P0440, P0441 OR P0446 codes Toyota Toyota has issued a service bulletin #EG013-03 to address a problem with the evaporative emissions system and codes P0440, P0441 OR P0446. The bulletin pertains to some of the vehicles listed below but coverage also depends on the vehicle’s product date. When driven, owners may see the check engine light come on and the computer will store any of these trouble codes P0440, P0441, or P0446. The problem is due to an inoperative Canister Closed Valve Vacuum Switching Valve (CCV VSV). The CCV … Read More

P0440

Fix code P0440 Evaporative Emission Control System Malfunction If you have a P0440 Evaporative Emission Control System Malfunction trouble code, read this post for information on how to fix it. This code refers to the Evaporative Emissions Control system. That consists of the vapor lines from the fuel tank to the charcoal canister, the purge and vent valves, and the gas cap. This is a fairly general code that just says there’s a malfunction in the system. Thanks a lot car makers. There are other, more specific codes that tell … Read More

P0440 – Toyota

Fix trouble code P0440 – Toyota Changing the air filter on a Toyota can sometimes get you a P0440 trouble code. Toyota located the EVAP solenoid vent host on the upper portion of the air cleaner housing. You have to disconnect this host to check or replace the air filter. If you’ve recently performed the check (or taken your car to a quick lube shop) and you now have a P0440 code, double check that the hose has been replaced properly. This is a common goof at quick lube shops. … Read More


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