Engine-Codes - Toyota - P0450 2006 TOYOTA PRIUS

P0450 2006 TOYOTA PRIUS - Evaporative Emission Control System Pressure Sensor/Switch

Repair Importance Level: 1/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0450 2006 TOYOTA PRIUS Possible Causes

  • Faulty Evaporative Emission System (EVAP) Vapor Pressure Sensor
  • Canister pump module
  • Evaporative Emission System (EVAP) Vapor Pressure Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Evaporative Emission System (EVAP) Vapor pressure sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

How is the P0450 2006 TOYOTA PRIUS code repair?

Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

What is the cost to diagnose the P0450 2006 TOYOTA PRIUS code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P0450 2006 TOYOTA PRIUS code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
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When is the code detected?

10 seconds or less after engine starting condition vapor pressure sensor fixed value continues for fixed value or more.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P0450 2006 TOYOTA PRIUS Meaning

The Evaporative Emission System (EVAP) vapor pressure sensor, VSV for canister closed valve (CCV) and VSV for pressure switching valve are used to detect abnormalities in the evaporative emission control system. The Engine Control Module (ECM) decides whether there is an abnormality in the evaporative emission control system based on the vapor pressure sensor signal.

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