Check Engine Light Due to Failing Canister Purge Valve on Hyundai Elantra

A failing vapor canister purge valve may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. This valve is part of the evaporative (EVAP) emission control system.

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Average mileage: 108,295 (13,100–200,500)
7 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2007, 2013
35 people reported this problem
19 people shared problem details
Check engine light came on. Shop replaced gas cap and found charcoal had escaped from canister and moved into lines. Cleaned out lines, replaced solenoid and charcoal canister. Light came on again after about 50 miles. Don't know what's wrong now, but car runs great, so for financial reasons I am going to wait to get it checked again. Won't be able to pass smog check if this light is on, though.
Started with trouble filling gas tank. Hose shutting off in the winter at the beginning of the fill kind of like in the summer when it is hot and there is vapor lock. Won't let me put in much more than 25-50 cents then cuts off. Repeats many times. Last time I held the nozzle up and in to the fill cap as far as it would go and that let it fill more. Then when I went back to the position it would be in for normal filling or "auto-filling" it choked again. After maybe 5-6 tank fills like this, the red engine light is now shining on my dash.
2003 Hyundai Elantra117,000
Car was hard to start after gas fillup. Looked it up online...common problem= purge valve. I replaced it and problem solved for 8000 miles. Then it happened again. Replaced valve=problem solved for 6000 miles. I just replaced it again. We will see how long this one lasts. Thank goodness for lifetime warranted parts.❇
check engine light on for weeks showing code PO 443 changed vent control solonoid and still have light on, something to do with EVAP system, lost!
MIL [Check engine light] illuminated on dash. Garage diagnosed as P0440, [generic code?] and found straps holding EVAP canister were rotted, allowing same to partially drop and disconnect. Reattached and reset codes. Within 2 weeks, MIL reactivated, and I purchased a scan tool, which now shows P0441 [manufacturers code] purge valve problem. Yet to be re-addressed by repairer, who is not a Hyundai dealership, but a licensed repair facility.
Check engine light comes on. diagnostic says failing canister purge valve.
2004 Hyundai Elantra139,420
check engine light came on took to auto zone and they said ccv. waiting for the part! should arrive in two days
2000 Hyundai Elantra135,000
This problem has not been fixed. Cant afgord right now but mechanics sid ev cannister and purge valve is messed up causing gas to spill out when feuling. Potential fire hazard.kathyme2@
Yup, got the same problem with the check engine light
2003 Hyundai Elantra140,000
It won't let me continuously pump gas into my car. Make pressure in my tank. Replaced n problem solved
2007 Hyundai Elantra130,000
Check engine light came on, car won't start right after filling up w fuel
2000 Hyundai Elantra150,000
Filling the car takes a lot of time as the gas pump clicks off from the gas backing up in the fill tube.
2001 Hyundai Elantra200,500
Evap caninister
2001 Hyundai Elantra103,500
08 Azera, replaced the canister ($300+), 3 times purge valve replacement, light keeps going off & on. Back to dealer Wednesday to check for spiders/web in some line.
Eng. lite, cannister purge valve listed as problem. Nothing in Haynes book about it, but same problem with 2003 Chevy Silverado. I just have to find problem area and fix it.
Check engine light. 2 codes came up - one was 0302 and don't remember the other. Still working on this
check engine light code refers to purge valve. replaced pitted steel line that leads to canister. Light stayed off for about 3 days and then reappeared. I put in a new purge valve and replaced the hoses and the light came back on after 32 miles and I cannot get the car inspected
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