Question about 2002 Suzuki XL-7
I was given code number 0455 in reference to why the engine light is on in my car, it gets shut off and then it comes back on again. What is this code mean?
P0455 - 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 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.
Symptoms You likely won't notice any drivability problems.
Causes A code p0455 most likely means one or more of the following has happened:
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