KIA notes that (on all models) DTC P0449 may be stored after replacing a purge control valve, canister close valve and fuel tank pressure sensor, even though the GDS shows an EVAP pass. As the weather gets warmer, spiders have the tendency to nest in the EVAP vent system. Locate and clear the spider webs to restore normal EVAP operation.

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Mike received a BA degree from Youngstown State University in English Literature with a minor in Journalism in 1975.