Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected (very small leak)
this is an evap system code- often called -loose gas cap- As starting with gas cap is first suggestion....be sure its tight, and the seal is good..
I would ck that ....fill tank operate hopefully cap was issue and repeated drive cycles will clear code....
If dosn't clear:
no other codes.... then let us know the -the EELD - evap emiss leak detector (smoke machne) is next step BUT is vehicle operated on steep grades? there is a TSB FOR a problem with PCM
456, 441, 442, 440...had all of these and i switched out the gas cap to realize it wasnt the prob. then changed the evap hoses under the truck...fixed two codes. the other two went away after i replaced the evap hoses in the engine. Ive been code free for about two months and hoping to keep it that way...ive got emissions this year.
I know this is an old post but I fixed my small evap leak. My engine light came on last week and came up the code P0456 on my '03 Grand Caravan. Checked the obvious locations connectors, hoses near air filter. Found that my pcv valve was loose and tightened it and cleared the codes again. After a very short drive down the street the check engine light came on again. Traced all evap hoses to the vapor canister under the van and pulled off one 3/8 hose off the canister only to find out that the hose split near the connector. Bought a regular 3/8 fuel hose and cut it to length and put new clamps on and slightly tightened them up. I then cleared the codes again and drove the car about 2 miles and no problems with the check engine light. Hooked up OBDII to recheck for any codes and found nothing. Seems to be all okay now. Very simple to fix even a monkey can do it.
Here is what the vapor canister on a GC looks like. It's located on the driver's side under the car. It's big and you can't miss it!!!