P0440 Ford

Ford P0440 OBD-II Trouble Code Definition:

P0440 EVAP Canister Purge Regulator Valve

P0440 Ford OBD-II Trouble CodeDescription:

OBD Trouble Code P0440
Evaporative Emission System
What does the code mean? OBD-ii Code P0440 definition:
This indicates that a part of the EVAP control system is no longer fuctioning correctly. The EVAP system consists of many parts, including (but not limited to) the gas cap, fuel lines, carbon canister, purge valve, and other hoses. The (EVAP) emission control system prevents the escape of fuel vapors from a vehicle’s fuel system. Fuel vapors are routed by hoses to a charcoal canister for storage. Later, when the engine is running a purge control valve opens allowing intake vacuum to siphon the fuel vapors into the engine.
Symptoms Sumptoms of OBD code P0440
You likely won’t notice any drivability problems.
Causes Causes of the OBD-II code P0440
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
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
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