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Old 05-24-2010, 10:54 AM
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Default troubeshooting code PO497

Im getting this Code PO497. its on a civic 04
its a evap system low purge flow.

probable cause are
faulty purge selnoid
faulty vent solenoid
faulty FTP sensor.

can any of these be fixed? or do i have to take it the dreaded dealer and spend an arma and a leg? any help is needed need to get this fixed if its a serious problem. donot want it to get worse. so anybody had this before how did you fix. or anybody just knows how to fix. please help

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Old 05-24-2010, 11:13 AM
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If it's a 96 to 00 model, first check power supply to the purge and vent solenoids (fuse 15 problem).
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