2002 Hyundai Accent P1401 DM-TL

2002 Hyundai Accent P1401 DM-TL

Hyundai Accent On the 2002 Hyundai Accent the P1401 is actually a known problem, and Hyundai has issued a Technical Service Bulletin that states the common cause for this issue is “Water leakage into the DM-TL (Diagnosis Module-Tank Leakage) may result in corrosion of the DMTL connector pins. To correct this condition, replace the DM-TL and DM-TL wiring connector.”. It’s located under the vehicle, on the rear, driver’s side. Does your vehicle have a similar problem? Get connected to a Live Q&A session with a certified Auto Mechanic and get your…

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2004 Kia Spectra P1401 EVAP Purge Solenoid

2004 Kia Spectra P1401 EVAP Purge Solenoid

Kia Spectra On the 2004 Kia Spectra, the P1401 is pointing to a problem in the EVAP (emissions control/recovery) System. If the fuel cap has already been replaced, and you are sure the replacement cap meets Kia specs (those “universal” or “locking” fuel caps sold at after market parts stores do not meet OE specs, and will not seal the system correctly) then next thing to look at is the Fuel Filler Neck. Make sure there are no cracks or holes and that it is sealed tightly to the fuel…

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1998 Mazda B2500 EGR Sensor

1998 Mazda B2500 EGR Sensor

Mazda B2500 On the 1998 Mazda B2500, the P1401 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to a fault with the Pressure Feedback Exhaust Sensor (aka EGR Position Sensor). It’s actually a fairly common fail item on these vehicles. Carefully inspect the rubber lines at the base of the sensor and the metal tubes they connect to, looking for any cracks, holes or loose/missing connections (inspect carefully! very common for these to dry-rot and crack!). Inspect the electrical connector and wire harness for any loose, broken or damaged wires. If…

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2002 Ford Windstar P1401 EGR Sensor

2002 Ford Windstar P1401 EGR Sensor

Ford Windstar On the 2002 Ford Windstar, the P1401 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to a fault with the Differential Pressure Feedback EGR (DPFE) Sensor. It’s actually a fairly common fail item on these vehicles. Carefully inspect the rubber lines at the bottom of the sensor for any cracks, holes or loose/missing connections. Inspect the pipe the lines connect to for any cracks, holes or signs of leaks. Inspect the electrical connector and as far up the harness as you can, looking for any loose, broken or damaged…

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