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1998 Chevy Lumina Check Engine Light - Code P0442 - HELP!!!

I have a 1998 Chevy Lumina car that the check engine light wont go off. Troubleshooting code is P0442. I took it to get echecked and they wouldn't test it because of the light. I am guessing they checked the fuel cap and that was fine. We have also changed several hoses we thought could be the issue...What Now? It still won't go off....HELP!!

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  • simplyforyou
    simplyforyou Feb 23, 2012

    We re-set the computer and light and it went out for 4 days...came back on last night. This is my last 30 day tag that I can get and need help ASAP!!! Thanks!

  • reggie0216
    reggie0216 Jan 23, 2013

    Did you get this fixed? I am having the same problem with my 1998 Lumina.

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