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CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Vapor / Vent Pressure Sensor

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CARQUEST by BWDFuel Vapor / Vent Pressure Sensor
 
4.5

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

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  • 3 Stars

     

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    (1)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (9)
  • Durable (4)
  • Improves engine efficiency (3)

Cons

  • Difficult to install (6)

Best Uses

  • Replacement (10)
  • Everyday driving (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (7), Auto enthusiast (5), Mechanic (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Solved Emissions Problem

I had a check engine light on and a code which stated this sensor had low input. After determining the wiring was not at fault, I replaced the sensor with this part. Its...Read complete review

I had a check engine light on and a code which stated this sensor had low input. After determining the wiring was not at fault, I replaced the sensor with this part. Its been about a month now, and the code/light have not come back. This part can be tricky to replace since it is located on the sending unit on top of the gas tank. You may need to lower the tank to gain access to this sensor.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Ordering parts from Advance on line

Ordering parts online was great, however, I also purchased an air pump for the same vehicle, I was told it was at two different locations besides the fuel pressure sensor. I drive to...Read complete review

Ordering parts online was great, however, I also purchased an air pump for the same vehicle, I was told it was at two different locations besides the fuel pressure sensor. I drive to the two locations, which neither had the part in stock; I asked the last location to look where I could pick up the part in San Antonio and the counterman could not locate the part. I later had a notification online to credit me the amount of the part; that was fine, however I drove to two different sides of town, waste of time and fuel. I bought the air pump at AutoZone; please convince me you are the guys to buy from.....

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5.0

Performed as intended

By 

from Albemarle, NC

About Me Mechanic

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Fit And Performed Perfect

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Replacement

    Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Vapor / Vent Pressure Sensor:

    Good product for a good price. My store had it in stock. Diagnosed to repaired in 1 hour.

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    works

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    from Shelby NC

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    Level 5

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Install
    • Improves Engine Efficiency
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving
      • Performance Driving
      • Replacement

      Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Vapor / Vent Pressure Sensor:

      works

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      (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      RELIABLE SENSOR

      By 

      from MISHAWAKA IN

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic

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      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Install
      • Improves Engine Efficiency

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving
        • Replacement

        Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Vapor / Vent Pressure Sensor:

        QUALITY AND VALUE

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        5.0

        Satisfied Customer

        By 

        from North Carolina

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        Verified Buyer
        Level 1

        Pros

        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Vapor / Vent Pressure Sensor:

            Part was exactly as described and was received as promised.

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            5.0

            Check Engine Light

            By 

            from Orlando, FL

            About Me Truck Enthusiast

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Vapor / Vent Pressure Sensor:

                Recently my 99 Silverado Check engine light came on. I checked for Codes and only P0453 popped up. I did some research and figured it was a faulty FTP Sensor. Luckily once I replaced it the check engine light turned off. The part fits just as well as the factory part.

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                4.0

                Highly recommended

                By 

                from Picayune, MS

                About Me Casual Driver

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Once The Fuel Pump Is Acc

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Driving

                  Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Vapor / Vent Pressure Sensor:

                  Once the fuel pump is accessible, change out is simple and easy. Cured the P0452 error code immediately. This item is an exact replic of the original sensor. Highly recommend it if you can get to the fuel pump.

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                  (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Solved engine light problem

                  By 

                  from AL

                  About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

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                  Level 2

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Difficult To Install

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Driving
                  • Replacement

                  Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Vapor / Vent Pressure Sensor:

                  2003 Yukon

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                  4.0

                  This part fixed the problem

                  By 

                  from Taylor, MI

                  About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

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                  Level 1

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday Driving
                    • Replacement

                    Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Vapor / Vent Pressure Sensor:

                    Replacing this sensor stopped my MIL from coming on. It's hard to believe the old one failed since it came on the new fuel pump that I replaced only a couple years ago. The codes I was getting before I replaced it were 0452 and 0448.

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                    1.0

                    Ordering parts from Advance on line

                    By 

                    from San Antonio, Texas

                    About Me Auto Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 1

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Install

                    Cons

                    • Difficult To Install
                    • Had to drop fuel tank

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday Driving

                    Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Vapor / Vent Pressure Sensor:

                    Ordering parts online was great, however, I also purchased an air pump for the same vehicle, I was told it was at two different locations besides the fuel pressure sensor. I drive to the two locations, which neither had the part in stock; I asked the last location to look where I could pick up the part in San Antonio and the counterman could not locate the part. I later had a notification online to credit me the amount of the part; that was fine, however I drove to two different sides of town, waste of time and fuel. I bought the air pump at AutoZone; please convince me you are the guys to buy from.....

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                    (10 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Worked great, fixed issue.

                    By 

                    from Chicago, IL

                    About Me Auto Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 2

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Difficult To Install

                      Best Uses

                      • Replacement

                      Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Vapor / Vent Pressure Sensor:

                      I purchased this to replace a faulty sensor on my 2000 Silverado and it worked without issue. I was able to get through emissions and did not see any further errors.

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                      • Q:

                        Where is this sensor located on a 2003 Silverado on a 4.3 1500? Thanks
                        Asked on 3/17/2016 by Norb from Dayton Oh

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Hi Norb, happy to help you! The fuel vapor pressure sensor is mounted on top of the fuel tank in the fuel pump assembly. For help with your project, I recommend purchasing a Haynes or Chilton repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you further into detail on how to repair or replace specific parts. Haynes Chevrolet Silverado/Pickup '99-'06 Repair Manual (Part No. 24066).

                          Answered on 3/18/2016 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        where is located on 98 gmc Sonoma 2.2 sfi
                        Asked on 8/5/2014 by chas from barnhart mo

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Hi Chas, glad to help you! This part should be located with the fuel pump assembly. For help with your project, I recommend purchasing a Haynes or Chilton repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you further into detail on how to repair or replace specific parts.The repair manual part number is 24071.

                          Answered on 8/6/2014 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        Hi, can you tell me where this part is located please, my car is a 1997 buick le sabre custom
                        Asked on 7/21/2014 by Jim in Wi from Rice Lake, Wi

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Hi Jim, For help with your project, I recommend purchasing a Haynes or Chilton repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you further into detail on how to repair or replace specific parts.

                          Answered on 7/23/2014 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        I have a 2000 Chevy Suburdan 1500 where is the fuel sensor located?
                        Asked on 7/4/2014 by shay

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Hi Shay, happy to assist you! The fuel filter for this truck should be under the driver's seat connected to the frame rail.

                          Answered on 7/6/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                      • Q:

                        2001 pontiac bonneville were is this located?
                        Asked on 3/27/2014 by ted from lyons ny

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Hi Ted, I'm glad to assist you! This fuel tank pressure sensor mounts at the top of the fuel tank sending unit.

                          Answered on 3/28/2014 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        I have a 99 chevy Tahoe with a 5.7 liter. I keep getting code po453 - evaporative emissions system pressure sensor/switch high input. I have checked the ground on this sensor and everything seams ok. I also did the leak down test on the fuel system, all ok. fuel pressure is about two to three pounds low. Truck is hard to start in the morning when cold. when it gets a little warmer starts ok. took it to garage. they were no help. said it was a dirty fuel filter. replaced the filter, inline and on fuel pump. still get code. could this sensor be whats causing my trouble?
                        Asked on 2/12/2014 by Jungle Geo from pa

                        2 answers

                        • A:

                          No this sensor is for emissions does not effect engine performance.Could mean a faulty purge or vent valve or fuel cap

                          Answered on 10/16/2015 by DB3 from NC
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                          A:

                          Great question, Jungle Geo! Sounds like you've already done quite a bit to attempt to repair your check engine light. This very well could be what is causing all the trouble. I found some information that may be helpful to help you diagnose the problem as well. The information provided is use at your own risk: http://www.obd-codes.com/p0453. If you are still unsure of the part causing the trouble you could try our 'Need repair help?' link further down this page.

                          Answered on 2/13/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
                      • Q:

                        I have a 1999 chevy blazer 4.3 it will turn over ok but it will not start this just started doing this yesterday 7/8/2013 it seem like it was getting a little harder to start about a week a go but it would start and ran fine but yesterday it would crank and crank but would not start
                        Asked on 7/9/2013 by BIG DADDY FRANK from SAINT PARIS OHIO 43072

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Sorry, without the presence of your vehicle we would not be able to properly diagnose it nor provide you with a 100% answer. We would suggest that you take your vehicle to a certified mechanic for further diagnosis. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                          Answered on 7/10/2013 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        fuel pressure sensor 1998 Buick Lesabre failed code P1441.. Where is this part located on this car . How to install it ?? thanks
                        Asked on 5/2/2013 by doug from Bartlett , TN

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          This BWD Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor - Part No. EC2501 is located on top of the fuel tank on your 1998 Buick LeSabre and the code P1441 show up Evaporative Emission (EVAP) System flow during non-purge. Repairing this electrical malfunction, checks the Fuel Tank Pressure sensor at ambient pressure. Then checks for a stuck open EVAP purge valve and verifies that the fuel tank pressure sensor accurately reacts to EVAP system pressure changes. If the EVAP purge and engine vacuum lines are switched at the EVAP purge solenoid, the solenoid valve will leak vacuum. The PCM will command the EVAP purge and EVAP canister vent valves closed with the scan tool Seal System EVAP output control function activated. Fuel tank pressure should not decrease under this condition. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                          Answered on 5/2/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                      • Q:

                        I have a 2000 chevy blazer that runs graet once it has started but it is very hard tostart in the morning as if the fuel has draind back to the tank.?is there a valve or some other aparatus that keeps that from hapening?
                        Asked on 12/31/2012 by mikey from flemington,wv

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Sorry, without the presence of your vehicle we would not be able to properly diagnose it nor provide you with a 100% answer. We would suggest that you take your vehicle to a certified mechanic for further diagnosis. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                          Answered on 1/1/2013 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        My engine light is always on. The code from my mechanic is "vapor leak". We have done the smoke pressure test and evidently the leak is minute and doesn't show up, but the engine light continues to be on. I replaced the gas cap, so have a tight fit. Could the problem be in the Fuel Vapor Sensor?
                        Asked on 10/18/2012 by Keen from Colorado Springs, CO

                        2 answers

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                          A:

                          With reference to this BWD Fuel Vapor/Vent Pressure Sensor - part# EC2501, the fuel vapor pressure sensor should be the possible cause of the problem. For any further assistance, you may also visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                          Answered on 10/18/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                        • A:

                          it could be two things it could be your fuel sensor or your fue pressure regularator tha needs too be replace

                          Answered on 10/9/2013 by firecracker from paris tn
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