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Beginning to hate my car :notrust: The engine light came on when I started it up outside a store. No signs of issues and it runs normal. Took it to Advance Auto and they found two codes, one of which was about emissions, the other was pending and they couldn't see it?? IDK I'm not a huge car person but I know the basics. Figured on here someone would know what they were talking about but my brain sucks and I totally forgot what they said was wrong with it. I know it was something with the fueling.. had the words Injector, Cap , and Vent? maybe not cap, not sure.. again I can't remember :unsure: Anyone hear of this happening and know what I'm talking about? They said it was also a dealer part and they couldn't get it, if that helps at all. OH! and had something to do with having to pump gas slowly otherwise the gas comes out? IDK I haven't had issues with filling her with gas and I hadn't gotten gas for about 3-4 days so I don't think it was the cap and I'm always careful with that. IDK anyone understand stupid? :embarrest:


Edit: Oh and It's a 2006 Chevy Cobalt LS... if that helps.
 

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I'm in NY. I hate to buy parts and have them not work, I have like no money and just became unemployed so what money I do have, has to last. Do you think it's safe to drive for a few weeks?
 

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id say so. Evap is so hard to Diag. if they said it wasnt the gas cap as i reread the post. id say its evap canasters since they said slow fill, when you fill it up does it shut off on fast fill? if so then its what i think it is the vent solinoid gets clogged or fails causeing that
 

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your probably just running too lean on your gas. go to a pepboys our auto zone or something around you have them run a code (for free) and im guessing your just gunna have to get some fluid cant remember what its called but it unblocks the fuel thats gathered in your engine like a blood clot.. legit its the same concept as a blood clot but on your car and with gas. had the same problem like 3 times its cuz i redline way too much do you beat the poop out of your car?

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had to reread your post cuz im drunk. but im guessing the other code is what i said. idk never had an emissions code before :X
 

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your probably just running too lean on your gas. go to a pepboys our auto zone or something around you have them run a code (for free) and im guessing your just gunna have to get some fluid cant remember what its called but it unblocks the fuel thats gathered in your engine like a blood clot.. legit its the same concept as a blood clot but on your car and with gas. had the same problem like 3 times its cuz i redline way too much do you beat the poop out of your car?

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had to reread your post cuz im drunk. but im guessing the other code is what i said. idk never had an emissions code before :X
LOL's at drunk posting, always the best
 

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lmao wasted wednesday gotta take advantage!
 

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Beginning to hate my car :notrust: The engine light came on when I started it up outside a store. No signs of issues and it runs normal. Took it to Advance Auto and they found two codes, one of which was about emissions, the other was pending and they couldn't see it?? IDK I'm not a huge car person but I know the basics. Figured on here someone would know what they were talking about but my brain sucks and I totally forgot what they said was wrong with it. I know it was something with the fueling.. had the words Injector, Cap , and Vent? maybe not cap, not sure.. again I can't remember :unsure: Anyone hear of this happening and know what I'm talking about? They said it was also a dealer part and they couldn't get it, if that helps at all. OH! and had something to do with having to pump gas slowly otherwise the gas comes out? IDK I haven't had issues with filling her with gas and I hadn't gotten gas for about 3-4 days so I don't think it was the cap and I'm always careful with that. IDK anyone understand stupid? :embarrest:


Edit: Oh and It's a 2006 Chevy Cobalt LS... if that helps.
The quality of the responses to your stated problem will likely correlate to how careful you are in describing it.
 

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The quality of the responses to your stated problem will likely correlate to how careful you are in describing it.
im way too hammered to understand anything you just said... english pleasE? jajajaja
 

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the guy I talked to said something about when you fill it does it stop? and that the gas spills out. When I put gas in it, no it does not stop, it fills up. Yes I am heavy on the gas pedal and usually run it til it is almost out of gas (less than a 1/16th) and sometimes the light does come on. Simply because I travel an hour to and from anything around here and forget to check the gas and it's usually 30mins before another gas station. So maybe just injector fluid will clear it up?
 

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go back and get it scanned again and write the codes that he tells you and post them so we can really help.
 

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Yeah looks like that is what I'm going to have to do cuz I tried fuel injector cleaner, tightening the gas cap and even took the battery out to reset the computer and the light was off then after driving about 1 mile it popped back on again. I know Advanced said it was a dealer part so I'm loving the price I'm sure. I'm truly beginning to hate my car. I've had so many issues with it in the past year. So we are off to get the code again, then my fiance's friend is a mechanic and we will take it to him to have him look at it but I'm still paying on it so probably has to go to a dealer for the warranty to be good still. POS!!

oh and FYI, my car is actually the exact same as the blue one on the header in the right hand corner so if you see me on the road, go ahead and hit me! haha

Edit: Just came back from having the code read, it's the solenoid? Code was P0449 Evap Vent Valve/Solenoid. Looking up more about it now but some say it's under warranty, others says no..
 

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Yeah looks like that is what I'm going to have to do cuz I tried fuel injector cleaner, tightening the gas cap and even took the battery out to reset the computer and the light was off then after driving about 1 mile it popped back on again. I know Advanced said it was a dealer part so I'm loving the price I'm sure. I'm truly beginning to hate my car. I've had so many issues with it in the past year. So we are off to get the code again, then my fiance's friend is a mechanic and we will take it to him to have him look at it but I'm still paying on it so probably has to go to a dealer for the warranty to be good still. POS!!

oh and FYI, my car is actually the exact same as the blue one on the header in the right hand corner so if you see me on the road, go ahead and hit me! haha

Edit: Just came back from having the code read, it's the solenoid? Code was P0449 Evap Vent Valve/Solenoid. Looking up more about it now but some say it's under warranty, others says no..
thats what i said it was. here is the part,

More Information for ACDELCO 2142230

hope this helps
 
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