P0459 - Evaporative Emission Purge Solenoid Control Circuit High Voltage

Repair Importance Level: 1/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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P0459 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Purge Solenoid Control
  • Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Purge Solenoid Control harness is open or shorted
  • Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Purge Solenoid Control circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose P0459 code

    Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the P0459 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P0459 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

When is the P0459 code detected?

The Engine Control Module (ECM) has detected a high voltage on the canister purge solenoid with the driver commanded on

P0459 Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P0459 Description

The Evaporative Emission System (EVAP) canister purge volume control solenoid valve uses a ON/OFF duty to control the flow rate of fuel vapor from the EVAP canister. The EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve is moved by ON/OFF pulses from the Engine Control Module (ECM). The longer the ON pulse, the greater the amount of fuel vapor that will flow through the valve.
OBDII Code P0459 - Evaporative Emission Purge Solenoid Control Circuit High Voltage - AutoCodes.com

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P0459 Information for specific makes

  • P0459 AUDI EVAP System Purge Control Solenoid High
  • P0459 BMW Evaporative Emission Purge Solenoid Control Circuit High Voltage
  • P0459 BUICK Evaporative Emission Purge Solenoid Control Circuit Shorted
  • P0459 CADILLAC Evaporative Emission Purge Solenoid Control Circuit Shorted
  • P0459 CHEVROLET Evaporative Emission Purge Solenoid Control Circuit Shorted
  • P0459 GMC Evaporative Emission Purge Solenoid Control Circuit Shorted
  • P0459 HYUNDAI EVAP Emission System Purge Control Valve Circuit High
  • P0459 KIA EVAP Emission System Purge Valve Circuit High
  • P0459 MINI Evaporative Emission Purge Solenoid Control Circuit High Voltage
  • P0459 PONTIAC Evaporative Emission Purge Solenoid Control Circuit Shorted
  • P0459 SATURN Evaporative Emission Purge Solenoid Control Circuit Shorted
  • P0459 SUBARU EVAP System Purge Control Valve Circuit High
  • P0459 VOLKSWAGEN EVAP System Purge Control Solenoid High

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