2000 Dodge Intrepid Repair Question
Dodge Intrepid Smoke Problem
I've read about a "smoke test" - have no idea what that would cost. Can you tell me how to track down a leak myself and what I might have to replace? It's not really covered in my Haynes manual.
P0455 – Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected (gross leak)
The gas cap is a logical suspect. A big leak can often be found with a visual inspection. Look for a rusted-off hose clamp or a disconnected or rotted hose. You can check for a smoke machine at an auto parts store that rents or borrows tools. That will allow you to inject a white non-toxic smoke at two pounds of pressure into the system, then you look for where it's sneaking out.
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