collapse

Donate

Become a 2018 AZXC Supporting Member just Click the Donate button.

* Calendar

January 2018
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 [18] 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31

Upcoming Events

* Newest Member

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 17
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 0

There aren't any users online.

* User Info

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
goto AZXC

Go To AZXC

goto AZTC

GoTo AZFC

GoTo AZPC

Forum Chatbox

Refresh History
  • Clifford3200: I'd agree with just taking it to the forum
    January 13, 2018, 12:29:22 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): If it were me, I'd just get rid of the static pages that Justin is talking about and the link go straight to the forum.
    January 13, 2018, 11:32:36 AM
  • Thupertrooper (Victor): February meet ups [link]
    January 11, 2018, 08:29:34 AM
  • 14Frontier: I have no issues viewing the forum on ios 11.1. .. i like the clean 90s lit loads on crappy 2G cell service
    January 10, 2018, 12:28:06 PM
  • PitSnipe (Kyle): Happy Birthday Rob
    January 10, 2018, 11:37:07 AM
  • PitSnipe (Kyle): Rob would be the one to get that started if you wanted to revamp the website. Then is comes down to money.
    January 10, 2018, 11:36:51 AM
  • Thupertrooper (Victor): I agree Justin but I yet to find a forum that is pleasing to the eyes lol We can get together with Rob and redo the main website that links over to the forum. We can put it to a vote.
    January 10, 2018, 11:10:03 AM
  • XterrasNameIsMolly (Justin): I would love to make us a new revamped website, I recommended it a couple years ago, there didn't seem to be much interest in me doing so, but I have the ability if there is the interest, the website we have currently is stuck in the 90s!
    January 10, 2018, 11:02:10 AM
  • Thupertrooper (Victor): Im not sure if its just me but the way the azxc webpage looks on my iphone changed. Its only this website but its stuck zoomed in and cant zoom out. I been trying to use it like this for a while but its a pain lol. Iphone problems
    January 10, 2018, 10:11:11 AM
  • Thupertrooper (Victor): @Brent make an event on the member coordinated page.
    January 10, 2018, 10:09:24 AM
  • remo1991(Brent): Need to get out and do run lost my battle with Corp America lost job run anyone Tucson looking to run something in the Tucson area
    January 09, 2018, 07:15:40 PM
  • Thupertrooper (Victor): Kickoff Run updates [link]
    January 09, 2018, 10:24:57 AM
  • pinchel (Rob): oh...nice
    January 06, 2018, 11:40:57 AM
  • AZGeorge: @Thupertrooper (Victor) and now I've scrapped the hot water tank and bought Mr Heater BaseCamp BOSS XW18 Battery Operated Shower Systems F235325 from Summit Racing (about $100 cheaper than anyone else on the 'net)
    January 02, 2018, 08:31:21 PM
  • Thupertrooper (Victor): @AZGeorge I want to see your setup
    December 31, 2017, 01:30:49 PM
  • AZGeorge: @Rob - I prototyped three different roof baskets.  Learned lots and scrapped them all.  Also took off the solar panel - going to mount a basket and hot water tank :)  Moving to 200 watt folding panels as I don't use them on the move anyway.
    December 30, 2017, 02:25:19 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): Happy Birthday FirstLady!
    December 29, 2017, 02:46:48 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): What's everyone doing this weekend?
    December 29, 2017, 08:53:54 AM
  • remo1991(Brent): Merry Christmas everyone
    December 25, 2017, 07:31:35 AM
  • ShockBlue_Scott: Seems like a good deal not sure if it is some one on here: [link]
    December 15, 2017, 11:53:37 AM

Author Topic: Error code P1446 Canister vent control valve closed  (Read 5081 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline AZXTERRA 1994 (Jake)

  • Noob
  • *
  • Posts: 38
  • Gender: Male
  • AZXTERRA1994 (Jake)
    • FB
Error code P1446 Canister vent control valve closed
« on: April 17, 2015, 02:26:37 PM »
Recently went 4 wheeling at table mesa and then next day my SES light came on. Went to autozone and they gave me an error code of P1446. I did some research and it has to do with mud and dirt getting into my Vapor canister. Autozone gave me the probable cause of failed canister vent solenoid and failed EVAP pressure sensor. I'm having a hard time figuring out what I need to buy and replace. I'm planning on fixing this myself and I was wondering if anyone else had the same issue and could steer me in the right direction.
05 X, 5100's, 40" lightbar, lifted, more goodies

Offline Conundrum

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 97
Re: Error code P1446 Canister vent control valve closed
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2015, 03:14:40 PM »
If you had a full tank maybe the evap line got some fuel in it? Remove, clear the line and reset the code. Some places don't reset the code anymore for liability issues, but driving 3-4 driving cycles would clear it automatically if it's fixed. You won't have to worry much about it till you need to go through emissions.

Offline AZXTERRA 1994 (Jake)

  • Noob
  • *
  • Posts: 38
  • Gender: Male
  • AZXTERRA1994 (Jake)
    • FB
Re: Error code P1446 Canister vent control valve closed
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2015, 03:44:36 PM »
Yeah I could see the line getting clogged with something. Need to get a new jack in order to lift my car up and take the rear plastic inner wheelwell off since the larger tires lol Thanks for getting back to me
05 X, 5100's, 40" lightbar, lifted, more goodies

Offline Conundrum

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 97
Re: Error code P1446 Canister vent control valve closed
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2015, 03:48:55 PM »
NP Good luck!

Offline Xtracrispy

  • Noob
  • *
  • Posts: 28
Re: Error code P1446 Canister vent control valve closed
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2015, 05:32:16 PM »
I was plagued with that code for a long time. Earlier model Xterras fuel system vents directly into the frame inboard of the rear left quarter step. It doesn't take too much of a genius to realize there is a ton of dust under the rear of an off road vehicle (thanks nissan). Dust works its way in an clogs the vent control valve mounted on the charcoal canister.

At some point (As a TSB and/or general improvement, not sure what year) they added a small filter inline to keep the dust out, along with a more powerful solenoid on the vent valve. I got the updated valve and filter kit and have had no problems for some time. If you already have the filter there is a good chance its plugged with dust, and if not the valve will need to be cleaned or replaced.

Also, you shouldn't blow compressed air into the charcoal canister, because gas fumes can ignite with the pressurized air. But it you were to do that with the canister and all lines removed, I bet a lot of dust would blow out of the canister itself.

Offline AZXTERRA 1994 (Jake)

  • Noob
  • *
  • Posts: 38
  • Gender: Male
  • AZXTERRA1994 (Jake)
    • FB
Re: Error code P1446 Canister vent control valve closed
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2015, 07:42:00 PM »
Yeah I might end up removing it from all lines while I'm down there and blowing it clean. I watched a few guys on youtube do it (lol know its not a reliable source for info). But I will check and see if the vent control valve is damaged. Did you just order the parts online? or did you go pick them up somewhere else? I would rather not have to wait for them to come in the mail
05 X, 5100's, 40" lightbar, lifted, more goodies

Offline Xtracrispy

  • Noob
  • *
  • Posts: 28
Re: Error code P1446 Canister vent control valve closed
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2015, 08:19:38 PM »
I think I ended up getting the new valve at a local dealer (In San Diego before I moved) but had to order the vent kit online.

Offline PitSnipe (Kyle)

  • Club Vice President
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1433
  • Gender: Male
    • Kyle Zastrow
    • xterraguy81
Re: Error code P1446 Canister vent control valve closed
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2015, 08:36:17 PM »
If you cant get to an auto parts store to reset the code you can disconnect the battery for at least 30 seconds. This will wipe the computer and clear the code. If the problem is serious the engine light will come back on.
Eight Time ToTM Winner. July 2013, December 2013, July 2014, December 2014, May 2015, August 2016, February 2017, September 2017

Offline Hammer (Avi)

  • Club President
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1841
  • Gender: Male
Re: Error code P1446 Canister vent control valve closed
« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2015, 04:17:26 AM »
Any conclusion to this one, I think I had the same code and reseated my gas cap. 
PRG Advanced lift
Xoskel Sliders and Roof Rack
Full skids

Offline AZXTERRA 1994 (Jake)

  • Noob
  • *
  • Posts: 38
  • Gender: Male
  • AZXTERRA1994 (Jake)
    • FB
Re: Error code P1446 Canister vent control valve closed
« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2015, 03:44:06 PM »
Disconnected the battery and it eventually went off. I haven't looked further into it yet
05 X, 5100's, 40" lightbar, lifted, more goodies