OBDII Code List

P0497 HONDA - Evaporative Emission System Low Purge Flow

Repair Importance Level: 1/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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P0497 HONDA Possible Causes

  • Faulty Purge Control Solenoid Valve (PCSV)
  • Purge Control Solenoid Valve (PCSV) harness is open or shorted
  • Purge Control Solenoid Valve (PCSV) circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose P0497 HONDA 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 connector's pins.

P0497 HONDA Tech Notes

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Cost of diagnosing the P0497 HONDA code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P0497 HONDA 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 P0497 HONDA code detected?

The ECM has detected pressure in the EVAP system during a non-purge condition.

P0497 HONDA Possible Symptoms

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

P0497 Honda Description

The Purge Control Solenoid Valve (PCSV) is a device used to meter vapor flow to the engine. The Engine Control Module (ECM) controls the PCSV using a duty cycle signal. The ECM sets the OBDII code when the PCSV is out of factory specifications.
OBDII Code P0497 Honda - Evaporative Emission System Low Purge Flow -

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