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2002 Volkswagen Passat Question: code p0455

 

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help21, 1.8L 4 Cylinder Turbo, Antioch, CA, February 24, 2011, 14:30
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engine light just came on. checked for codes and recieved code p0455 evaporative emission control system leak. is car safe to drive until corrected.what is the solution of correction for this code . thank you for your help

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    Hal... (see my shops), February 24, 2011, 14:32
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    It's safe to drive but you need to bring it in for diagnosis. That's a gross (large) leak like missing gas cap. Check it first...

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    DR.RECO from Reco's Renches, July 06, 2011, 20:47
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    I have to agree with Hal on this one but if the fuel cap is present you will have to bring it into a qaulified repair shop.

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    w looking for help July 21, 2011, 20:50
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    yes,if the light doesnot light up after driving appx.50 miles and fuelcap is ok.

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