Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Service Engine Soon Light and P1441 Code, even after replacing purge solenoid

asked by on

My car gave me a P1441 code and I looked it up on the Internet, and found that I needed to replace the EVAP Evaporative Emission Control System canister purge solenoid. I ordered one and replaced it, but my car is still idling rough and the Service Engine Soon light was still on. What do you think I should do now? Any suggestions?

Although some codes require a certain number of drive cycles without problems to reset the Check Engine Light, it sounds like there is still fuel vapor flow from the EVAP system into the engine when there should not be. It’s possible the vacuum/pressure sensor for the EVAP system has failed. A professional mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, can help diagnose the rough idling issue and let you know what repairs are needed.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
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. Service Engine Soon Light and P1441 Code, even after replacing purge solenoid

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: AC stops working when idling

It is possible that your compressor clutch is producing more drag than usual, causing the near stall at idle. When the engine RPM is raised, the belt rotates faster, forcing the compressor to spin. It is also possible that...

Q: My Jeep stalls when I let it get below half a tank. Any ideas as to what the issue may be?

Hi there. I would believe, if the fuel tank inner liner was the issue, the stalling would occur at any fuel level. The dealer should be able to identify, any revisions to the fuel tank part number. It may be,...

Q: Delay in shifting gears

A professional with Saturn experience should use a scan tool to check for diagnostic trouble codes in your transmission control module. Some repairs can be made without a complete disassembly of the transmission. This will help him or her make...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
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.