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Nissan Sentra Service Manual: P0448 EVAP Canister vent control valve

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DTC Logic

DTC DETECTION LOGIC

DTC No.

CONSULT screen terms (Trouble diagnosis content)

DTC detecting condition

Possible cause

P0448 VENT CONTROL VALVE (Evaporative emission system vent control circuit shorted) EVAP canister vent control valve remains closed under specified driving conditions.
  • EVAP canister vent control valve
  • EVAP control system pressure sensor and the circuit
  • Blocked rubber tube to EVAP canister vent control valve
  • EVAP canister is saturated with water

DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE

1.PRECONDITIONING

If DTC Confirmation Procedure has been previously conducted, always perform the following procedure before conducting the next test.

  1. Turn ignition switch OFF and wait at least 10 seconds.
  2. Turn ignition switch ON.
  3. Turn ignition switch OFF and wait at least 10 seconds.

>> GO TO 2.

2.PERFORM DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE

With CONSULT


  1. Turn ignition switch ON and wait at least 5 seconds.
  2. Turn ignition switch OFF and wait at least 10 seconds.
  3. Turn ignition switch ON and select “DATA MONITOR” mode of “ENGINE” using CONSULT.
  4. Start engine and let it idle for at least 1 minute.
  5. Repeat next procedures three times.

Never exceed 3 minutes.

  1. Repeat next procedure 20 times.


  1. Check 1st trip DTC.

Follow the procedure “With CONSULT” above. With GST


Follow the procedure “With CONSULT” above.

Is 1st trip DTC detected? YES >> Proceed to EC-306, "Diagnosis Procedure".

NO >> INSPECTION END

Diagnosis Procedure

1.CHECK RUBBER TUBE

  1. Turn ignition switch OFF.
  2. Disconnect rubber tube connected to EVAP canister vent control valve.
  3. Check the rubber tube for clogging.

Is the inspection result normal? YES >> GO TO 2.

NO >> Clean rubber tube using an air blower.

2.CHECK EVAP CANISTER VENT CONTROL VALVE

Check the EVAP canister vent control valve. Refer to EC-307, "Component Inspection".

Is the inspection result normal? YES >> GO TO 3.

NO >> Replace EVAP canister vent control valve. Refer to FL-15, "Removal and Installation".

3.CHECK IF EVAP CANISTER IS SATURATED WITH WATER

  1. Remove EVAP canister with EVAP canister vent control valve and EVAP control system pressure sensor attached.
  2. Check if water will drain from the EVAP canister.

Does water drain from EVAP canister? YES >> GO TO 4.

NO >> GO TO 6.

4.CHECK EVAP CANISTER


4.CHECK EVAP CANISTER

Weigh the EVAP canister with the EVAP canister vent control valve and EVAP control system pressure sensor attached.

The weight should be less than 2.1 kg (4.6 lb).

Is the inspection result normal? YES >> GO TO 6.

NO >> GO TO 5.

5.DETECT MALFUNCTIONING PART

Check the following.

>> Repair hose or replace EVAP canister. Refer to FL-15, "Removal and Installation".

6.CHECK EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM PRESSURE SENSOR CONNECTOR

  1. Disconnect EVAP control system pressure sensor harness connector.
  2. Check connectors for water.

Water should not exist.

Is the inspection result normal? YES >> GO TO 7.

NO >> Replace EVAP control system pressure sensor. Refer to FL-15, "Removal and Installation".

7.CHECK EVAP CONTROL SYSTEM PRESSURE SENSOR

Check the EVAP control system pressure sensor. Refer to EC-311, "Component Inspection".

Is the inspection result normal? YES >> Check intermittent incident. Refer to GI-39, "Intermittent Incident".

NO >> Replace EVAP control system pressure sensor. Refer to FL-15, "Removal and Installation".

Component Inspection

1.CHECK EVAP CANISTER VENT CONTROL VALVE-1

  1. Turn ignition switch OFF.
  2. Remove EVAP canister vent control valve from EVAP canister.
  3. Check portion canister vent control valve for being of EVAP
    canister vent control valve for being rusted.

Is it rusted?

YES >> Replace EVAP canister vent control valve. Refer to FL- 15, "Removal and Installation".

NO >> GO TO 2.

2.CHECK EVAP CANISTER VENT CONTROL VALVE-2


2.CHECK EVAP CANISTER VENT CONTROL VALVE-2

With CONSULT


  1. Reconnect harness connectors disconnected.
  2. Turn ignition switch ON.
  3. Perform “VENT CONTROL/V” in “ACTIVE TEST” mode of “ENGINE” using CONSULT.
  4. Check air passage continuity and operation delay time.

Make sure new O-ring is installed properly.

Operation takes less than 1 second.


Operation takes less than 1 second.

Without CONSULT


Check air passage continuity and operation delay time under the following Without CONSULT


Check air passage continuity and operation delay time under the following conditions

Make sure new O-ring is installed properly.

Operation takes less than 1 second.


Operation takes less than 1 second.

Is the inspection result normal? YES >> GO TO 3.

NO >> Replace EVAP canister vent control valve. Refer to FL-15, "Removal and Installation".

3.CHECK EVAP CANISTER VENT CONTROL VALVE-3

With CONSULT


  1. Clean the air passage [portion ] of EVAP canister vent to
    control valve using an air blower. ] of EVAP canister vent
    control valve using an air blower.
  2. Perform “VENT CONTROL/V” in “ACTIVE TEST” mode of “ENGINE” using CONSULT.
  3. Check air passage continuity and operation delay time.

Make sure new O-ring is installed properly.


Operation takes less than 1 second.


Operation takes less than 1 second.

Without CONSULT


  1. Clean the air passage [portion ] of EVAP canister vent to
    control valve using an air blower. ] of EVAP canister vent
    control valve using an air blower.
  2. Check air passage continuity and operation delay time under the following conditions.

Make sure new O-ring is installed properly.

Operation takes less than 1 second.


Operation takes less than 1 second.

Is the inspection result normal? YES >> INSPECTION END

NO >> Replace EVAP canister vent control valve. Refer to FL-15, "Removal and Installation".

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