Q: Q: Error code p144c

asked by on

So for a few months when I would fill my tank up and then tried to get in and start it. The car would jump and have trouble firing up. This began to get worse over time. My car has been consuming more fuel than what I drive and finally my check engine comes on a couple days ago and the code is p144c

My car has 109639 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello, thank you for writing in. The code you are receiving pertains to the EVAP canister purge valve. This valve is one of the components that the computer tests immediately upon start up, and then continuously during operation. With that being said, there is a good chance the valve is stuck open or is sticking. The fuel tank may be suffering from pressure issues if this is the case. Therefore you will want to have this looked at as soon as possible. The other possible causes are issues with the fuel cap or filler nozzle. Both of them can leak air into the system. For more diagnostic help, and to resolve the issue, contact our service department to schedule an appointment.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: Error code p144c

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: I was driving and my car started to slow down, and my gas pedal wouldn't work, and all the signs came on and the car light was flickering

Hi, thanks for writing in. It sounds like your battery has crashed. When the system voltage drops below a certain point, the electronics go haywire. The alternator is supposed to maintain the battery voltage at around 14 volts, and I'm...

Q: Rear tire wear on the outside and insides of the tires, but not in the middle

Without looking at the tires and going on you saying the tires are wearing on the outside edges of the tires I would say your tires were driven with the pressures too low or overloaded on a regular basis. Here...

Q: I have codes p0135, p01131 and 1132. Where should I start?

Hi There, Code P0135 relates to the heating element on in the oxygen sensor, which hats up the sensor quicker in order for more precise fuel control and reduced emissions. When this element fails, this will trigger this code....

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.