Engine-Codes - Generic - P1478

P1478 - Evaporative Emissions System Leak Detected

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P1478 Possible Causes

  • Loose gas cap

How is the P1478 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 P1478 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the P1478 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
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Possible Symptoms

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

P1478 Meaning

Evaporative Emissions System Leak Detected is the generic description for the P1478 code, but the manufacturer may have a different description for your model and year vehicle. Currently, we have no further information abouth the P1478 OBDII code.

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Information for specific makes

  • P1478 AUDI EVAP Control System LDP Clamped Tube Detected
  • P1478 BMW Evaporative Emissions System Leak Detected
  • P1478 CHRYSLER Battery Temperature Sensor Signal Out Of Limits
  • P1478 DODGE Battery Temperature Sensor Signal Out Of Limits
  • P1478 MINI Evaporative Emissions System Leak Detected
  • P1478 VOLKSWAGEN EVAP Control System LDP Clamped Tube Detected

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