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2003 bmw 760li replacing evaporative emission system

Very small leak detected

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SOURCE: 2002 chrysler neon error code p0456

a small evap leak is often interpreted as a loose gas cap , which it can be , it means the evap systems integrity has been breached , it can be an electrical solenoid , switch or just a vacuum line in the system . a bidirectional scanner can run the evap test after checking the gas cap , most well equipped shops can hook up a smoke machine to the evap system service port and run the smoke test , it there is a leak you will see the smoke , makes the diagnosis quickly . get an estimate from a reputable shop , by the way this problem has no effect on drivability , but should be fixed . cheers

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: 98 buick regal ls - po442 obd code

Usually the source of the leak is the gas cap (either loose or defective) but if that doesn't apply to your issue then the canister is next to the gas tank.

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check gas cap and make sure on good, if possible find another one to try on car to see if that works clear codes before trying(take neg cable off battery for approx ten minute) or might have leak in vaccume line or canister

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SOURCE: Evaporative Emission System codes

check ur gas cap for tight and proper seal that is the most common problem for the the evap codes if cap is good check fuel and vent lines for damage or leaks from gas cap under vehicle up to engine compartment

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SOURCE: P0442 Evaporative Emission Control System Leak

The best way to find these leaks in these systems now adays, is to take it somewhere that does smoke tests. What they do is inject smoke into the system and if there is any little leak the smoke will come out of it pin pointing the leak. There might be a pin hole in one of the vaccum lines, or the plastic casing on top of the evaporative purge valve could be cracked. The smoke test will find it.

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PO442


code p0442 refers to evaporative emission (EVAP) system--small leak detected====causes hose connection/s---intake leak--EVAP canister---EVAP canister purge valve
it also refers to evaporative emission system --large leak detected (fuel cap loose/ off)===causes---mechanical fault--hose connection/s--EVAP pressure sensor.

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Have OBD codes P2A00, P0441, P0442, P0446 on my 2003 Highlander. Selling the car in a few months. Does this really need to be repaired before trade-in? Can I just erase the codes?


NOPE CANT ERASE CODES UNTIL THE PROBLEM IS FIXED OR THE SERVICE ENGINE LIGHT SOON WILL STAY ON. CODE PO441 - EVAPORATIVE EMISSION EVAP SYSTEM INCORRECT FLOW DETECTED.CHECK INTAKE VACUUM HOSE CONNECTIONS AT THE EVAP CANISTER PURGE VALVE.IF ALL IS GOOD.THE EVAP CANISTER PURGE VALVE COULD BE BAD. CODE PO 442 - EVAPORATIVE EMISSION EVAP SYSTEM SMALL LEAK DETECTED. EVAPORATIVE EMISSION SYSTEM LARGE LEAK DETECTED FUEL CAP LOOSE OR OFF MISSING. CODE PO 446 - EVAPORATIVE EMISSION EVAP SYSTEM VENT CONTROL CIRCUIT MALFUNCTION.

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Diagnostic codes PO442, PO305 and PO455 comes up on the computer. What do these codes mean?


P0305....Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected


P0442....Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected (small leak)


P0455....Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected (gross leak)

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Hi I have a Dodge Neon 2003 with engine codes P0456 and P0440. What do these mean and how do I fix them


P0456....Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected (very small leak)


P0440....Evaporative Emission Control System

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Diagnostic code p0456 and p0440 on 2003 dodge durango


p0456
Evaporative emission (EVAP) control system leak detected (very small leak)
p0440
Evaporative emission control system malfunction

Sep 08, 2010 | 2003 Dodge Durango

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What does po440 on a 2003 saturn vue mean with a service engine soon light on


That is a problem in the evaporative emission control system.
Could be anything causing it
Clogged filter in the charcoal canister
A leak in one of the vacuum lines
The purge valve not working,,,etc.
The best thing is to take it and have it checked out, they might have to do a smoke test to find the problem.
All they do is inject smoke into the system, if there is a leak the smoke will come out of it. All it takes is a pin hole in these emission systems to screw it all up.

Aug 13, 2010 | 2003 Saturn VUE

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The check engine light is on withcode p0442 on my 2003 dodge dakoda. what does this mean


this code# po442 is avery small leak in the evaporative emission control system. First check that the gas cap is on tight, past the clicking sound. this uaually solves the problem. if you need more help get back to me and we'll go from there. Please rate my fix as i strive to be the best Thanks Ray

Aug 08, 2010 | 2003 Dodge Dakota Club Cab

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I checked the codes and one comes up its po446. i dont under stand what it mean so i cant fix it to get the light to go out.


P0446 Evaporative Emission System Vent Control Circuit.
The following are descriptions of all Evaporative possible codes:

P0441 Evaporative Emission System Incorrect Purge Flow
P0442 Evaporative Emission System Leak Detected (small leak)
P0443 Evaporative Emission System Purge Control Valve Circuit
P0444 Evaporative Emission System Purge Control Valve Circuit Open
P0445 Evaporative Emission System Purge Control Valve Circuit Shorted
P0446 Evaporative Emission System Vent Control Circuit
P0447 Evaporative Emission System Vent Control Circuit Open
P0448 Evaporative Emission System Vent Control Circuit Shorted
P0449 Evaporative Emission System Vent Valve/Solenoid Circuit
P0450 Evaporative Emission System Pressure Sensor/Switch
P0451 Evaporative Emission System Pressure Sensor/Switch Range/Performance
P0452 Evaporative Emission System Pressure Sensor/Switch Low
P0453 Evaporative Emission System Pressure Sensor/Switch High
P0454 Evaporative Emission System Pressure Sensor/Switch Intermittent
P0455 Evaporative Emission System Leak Detected (large leak)
P0456 Evaporative Emission System Leak Detected (very small leak)
P0457 Evaporative Emission System Leak Detected (fuel cap loose/off)
P0458 Evaporative Emission System Purge Control Valve Circuit Low
P0459 Evaporative Emission System Purge Control Valve Circuit High
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At least the cap isn't loose for the gas tank.

I would clear the code with an OBD-II Scanner 'erase code' button, and see how long it takes for it to come back.

Aug 06, 2010 | 1996 GMC Jimmy

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I have a 2003 Chrysler Voyager mini van and the engine light is on and it's running rough. I'm getting several error codes from the engine light. PO351, PO300, 301, 304, PO442 and PO455.


wow a lot of codes, lets start with them....

P0351 ignition coil A primary/ secondary curcuit

P0300 random misfire detected

P0301 Cylinder 1 misfire detected

P0304 Cylinder 4 misfire detected

P0442 Evaporative emissions leak detected (small)

P0445 Evaporative Emissions System Purge control valve circuit shorted

I guess the first thing i would do, is insure that all the maintenance on this vehicle was up to date. Do an oil change and a tune up. Make sure you use decent spark plugs as a fouled plug or bad oil could cause a misfire. After you do the tune up, try running it some more, if the problem persist, you may end up having to replace the coil.

The evaporate emission leaks. These, especially the the 442 can be either a loose gas cap or a small leak in the vacume system. Insure the cap is tight passed several clicks and listen the the motor as it runs and try to hear any leaks. If you find a leak replace the faulty lines. Also inspect the vacume line for cracks and breaks.

Wish you luck, we are hear if you need more help. Thanks for coming to FixYa!!



Mar 26, 2010 | 2003 Chrysler Voyager

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Service engine soon light is on- 2003 BMW


The p0455 code means, Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected (no purge flow or large leak)
After you install the new gas cap, reset the code, dirve the car for a couple of days to see if the code comes back, if it comes back there might be a leak in your evap lines.


Mar 26, 2009 | 2003 BMW 5 Series

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