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Y 2009 ford easpe with 41,500 miles on it the light came on and the code is P0456 ... note that the new esapes dont come with gass caps

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Gas cap leaking fuel vapors.

Posted on Oct 30, 2012

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  • dominic angie Oct 31, 2012

    i know but the new escapes dont have gas caps

  • Ricky Peters
    Ricky Peters Oct 31, 2012

    It could be a faulty vapor canister purge valve or one of the hoses could have come off.

  • dominic angie Nov 01, 2012

    is that something i can look at and fix ? or better to bring it in

  • Ricky Peters
    Ricky Peters Nov 01, 2012

    It would to take it in so they can run a smoke test on it find the leak.

  • dominic angie Nov 01, 2012

    sounds good. thanks for everthing

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Article No.
03-20-3
10/13/03
DRIVEABILITY - MALFUNCTION INDICAOR LAMP
(MIL) ILLUMINATED WITH DTC'S P0442, P0455,
P0456, P0457, P1442 OR CHECK FUEL CAP LAMP
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FORD: 1997-2000 CONTOUR 1997-2002 ESCORT 1997-2003 CROWN VICTORIA, MUSTANG, TAURUS 1998-2003 ESCORT ZX2 2000-2003 FOCUS 2002-2003 THUNDERBIRD1997 F-250 HD
1997-1999 F-250 LD
1997-2003 E SERIES, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, F-150, RANGER, WINDSTAR
1999-2003 F SUPER DUTY
2000-2003 EXCURSION
2001-2003 ESCAPE, EXPLORER SPORT TRAC, EXPLORER SPORT
LINCOLN:
1997-1998 MARK VIII
1997-2002 CONTINENTAL
1997-2003 TOWN CAR
2000-2003 LS
1998-2003 NAVIGATOR
2002-2003 BLACKWOOD
MERCURY:
1997-1999 TRACER
1997-2000 MYSTIQUE
1997-2003 GRAND MARQUIS, SABLE
1999-2002 COUGAR
1997-2003 MOUNTAINEER
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