So, Let me start this off by saying I genuinely hate this car... Not all Volks, just this sad sorry excuse for a DD. Lets just say the car has been a lemon since I bought it. But that is a long story that I wish I didnt know. But on to the problem.
So I've been driving to Portland, which from my city is about an hour away going 60 (45 or less for me) however, I've been fighting the P0440 code for some time. But only now has it come in this trio, and with this trio comes what I can seem to guess is a loss of mileage and a little bit of a rougher ride, but nothing to horrible. I've bought a new gas cap and I've checked my hoses really quickly to check for some leaks. But i can't find a dam thing wrong. I've done my own repairs to this dam thing from the start. Clutch, Brakes, Tune-ups, you name it... But this evap **** is gonna be something new. So mind my noobish. I have lurked the forums for each of these codes but never found one of them together. but from what I can gather I have a set of prioritized repairs. If I am looking at this wrong please step in. I will also need help in ideas for locating and cleaning these. Thanks for the help.
-Do a more thorough check on the hoses for a leak.
-Check the MAF ( where is this)
-Check my PVC valve (from what I can tell its under my airbox. wrong?)
-Check the fuses above the battery
-Get the car to 2nd gear, drop a brick on the accelerator, jump out and watch with glee as I watch my stress careen off a cliff into a big fiery ball of joy (I need no help with this one)