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2005 – 2007 Nissan PATHFINDER EVAP Vent Control S/V is stuck open or will not seal when operated/closed

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Download IF YOU CONFIRM: A MIL “ON” with one or more of the following DTC(s) stored: • P0442 / P0448 / P0455 / P0456 / P1446 AND • EVAP Vent Control S/V is stuck open or will not seal when operated/closed. ACTIONS: 1. Replace the EVAP Vent Control S/V. 2. Install the Filter Kit (refer to the Service Procedure in this bulletin). 3. Clear any DTCs stored in the ECM. SERVICE PROCEDURE Replace Vent Control Valve 1. Replace the EVAP Vent Control S/V. • Refer to section EC in the Service Manual for replacement information. Install Filter Kit 1. Remove the spare tire. 2. Remove the EVAP canister mounting bolt (see Figure 1). • The canister will drop about 3 inches which will give you working room at the top. 3. Disconnect the vent hose (see Figure 1). 4. Reach above the EVAP canister and disconnect the vent hose at the vent control valve and remove the hose (see Figure 2). • Twisting the hose at the opposite end will help loosen it at the vent control valve. 5. Remove the vent hose connector; pull it straight out (see Figure 2). 6. Install the new vent hose connector—included in the filter kit (see Figure 3).