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Check engine light on DTC P0456

What can I do to correct DTCP0456

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P0456 is a code set when there is a very small leak (theres very small leak, small leak and a couple of others, your code indicates the smallest level of leaking). This can be caused by a vacuum line that is cracked or otherwise leaking on the evaporative (EVAP) system. It could even be from a gas cap that is not sealing properly, though typically a gas cap leak tends to set code P0441. Just the same, and since it is the cheaper way to go, start by replacing the gas cap and see if that clears the code and any check engine light you may have.

Once you replace the gas cap you may need to disconnect the battery for a couple minutes to reset everything if you dont have access to a scanner that can do it.

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If you still have the 100 mile warranty go back to kia , if not this is an emissions evap issue , very small leak detected , could be as simple as a loose gas cap , but , hope your under warranty .

Posted on Jan 01, 2009

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