2006 GMC Envoy P0455 EVAP Large Leak

2006 GMC Envoy P0455 EVAP Large Leak

GMC Envoy On the 2006 GMC Envoy, the P0455 is a very general code that simply states there is a large leak in the EVAP (emissions control/recovery) System. First place to start here is with the fuel cap. Check the underside of the fuel cap for any cracks or signs of defects that may keep the cap from sealing correctly. If there are any doubts about the inspection of the cap, replace it. Keep in mind, you will need a cap that meets OE Specs. Those “universal” or “locking” fuel caps…

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2011 Buick Regal 2.4L P0014 Exhaust Camshaft

2011 Buick Regal 2.4L P0014 Exhaust Camshaft

Buick Regal On the 2011 Buick Regal with the 2.4L engine, The P0014 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to problem with the exhaust camshaft actuator solenoid. This solenoid is used in the variable valve timing system. This system advances/retards the ignition timing to provide the best fuel economy and performance for any given driving condition. What usually happens here, is the solenoid gets clogged and doesn’t move to it’s expected min/max positions. The solenoid is located on the top, passenger’s side of the engine, right next to the…

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2016 Hyundai Genesis P1235 Active Air Flap

2016 Hyundai Genesis P1235 Active Air Flap

Hyundai Genesis On the 2016 Hyundai Genesis, the P1235 is pointing to a problem with the Active Air Flap. The AAF is located between radiator grille and radiator, and consists of an actuator and 6 air flaps. During high speed driving, it will reduce the air resistance by closing the air flaps. This improves the fuel efficiency and enhances the driving stability. If the engine is overheated, the system will open the air flaps to drop the temperature. So, this can be a problem with the wiring to the air…

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2015 Kia Sorento 2.4L P1326

2015 Kia Sorento 2.4L P1326

Kia Sorento On the 2015 Kia Sorento with the 2.4L engine, the P1326 is pointing to a problem with the Knock Sensor. This is actually a “known problem” on these vehicles. Kia has issued a Service Bulletin that states the knock sensor wiring will need to be tested and inspected and if good, then the engine will need to be replaced. Does your vehicle have a similar problem? Get connected to a Live Q&A session with a certified Auto Mechanic and get your answers on this problem now! If this article…

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2016 Ford Fusion 2.0L P1450

2016 Ford Fusion 2.0L P1450

Ford Fusion On the 2016 Ford Fusion with the 2.0L engine, the P1450 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to a problem with the EVAP Purge Solenoid. This solenoid plays a role in the fuel vapor recovery system, so when faulty can cause a hard start after fueling the vehicle. The solenoid is located on the top, driver’s side of the engine. It has several plastic tubes running to/from it. Carefully inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged wires. Inspect those plastic tubes for…

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2013 Chevy Captiva Sport P0014 VVT Solenoid

2013 Chevy Captiva Sport P0014 VVT Solenoid

Chevy Captiva On the 2013 Chevy Captiva Sport with the 2.4L engine, the P0014 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to a problem with the exhaust camshaft position performance. This is most commonly due to a faulty camshaft position actuator solenoid. These are fairly common fail items. The solenoid is located on the top, passenger’s side of the engine, just to the left of ignition coil #1. The exhaust solenoid is the rear-most of the two solenoids (the front is intake side). To gain access, remove the air cleaner outlet…

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2005 Saturn Vue P2138 APP Sensor

2005 Saturn Vue P2138 APP Sensor

Saturn Vue On the 2005 Saturn Vue, the P2138  is pointing to a problem with the Accelerator Pedal Position Sensors. The code states there is a correlation error between the two sensors. These sensors are built into and part of the accelerator pedal assembly. Carefully inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged wires. Inspect for any signs of water intrusion. If the inspection checks ok, and there are no other codes set, it sounds like the Accelerator Pedal Position Sensors will need to be replaced….

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