P1426 - Tank Ventilation Valve Open Circuit

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

P1426 Possible Causes

  • Faulty EVAP Canister Purge Regulator Valve
  • EVAP Canister Purge Regulator Valve harness is open or shorted
  • EVAP Canister Purge Regulator Valve circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose P1426 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 P1426 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P1426 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

P1426 Possible Symptoms

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

P1426 Meaning

Evaporative Emissions (EVAP) canister purge regulator valve in tank venting system or activation wire has a short circuit to ground.
OBDII Code P1426 - Tank Ventilation Valve Open Circuit - Engine-Codes.com

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