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Received P0455 Evap System Large Leak Detected - 2004 Cavalier

Received P0455 Evap System Large Leak Detected for my 2004 Chevy Cavalier. It is not the gas cap. Where else can I look to fix the problem?

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  • eahoch Apr 22, 2010

    The Check Engine light is on in my 2004 Chevy Cavalier. After running the diagnostic test on it I received the P0455 code which means: Evaporative emission system leak detected. The reasons for this problem is typically the gas cap. But, there is nothing wrong with the gas cap and just to be sure I bought a new one. The other reason listed is a leak in the evap system. So, where and how do you start looking for that?

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    toneman2121 May 11, 2010

    if you copy and paste the link i provided, it will give you the procedure for troubleshooting

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    toneman2121 May 11, 2010

    http://repairpal.com/OBD-II-Code-P0455

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Your problem is probably a vacuum hose that goes from the purge valve to the gas tank (crack or broken hose). There should be two of these check both. A broken vacuum line will make the purge valve make a clicking noise that can be mistaken for noisy engine valves.

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Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected (no purge flow or large leak)
What does that mean?This indicates a fuel vapor leak or lack of purge flow in the EVAP control system. It means a large leak has been detected. The (EVAP) emission control system prevents the escape of fuel vapors from a vehicle's fuel systemmag-glass_10x10.gif. Fuel vapors are routed by hoses to a charcoal canister for storage. Later, when the engine is running a purge control valve opens allowing intake vacuum to siphon the fuel vapors into the engine.
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CausesA code p0455 most likely means one or more of the following has happened:

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This indicates a fuel vapor leak or lack of purge flow in the EVAP control system. It means a large leak has been detected. The (EVAP) emission control system prevents the escape of fuel vapors from a vehicle's fuel system. Fuel vapors are routed by hoses to a charcoal canister for storage. Later, when the engine is running a purge control valve opens allowing intake vacuum to siphon the fuel vapors into the engine.

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Causes: most likely means one or more of the following has happened:
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Possible Solutions: the most common repair is to:
Remove and reinstall the gas cap, clear the codes, and drive for a day and see if the codes come back.
Otherwise, replace the gas cap, and/or
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