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P0442 check engine light code

Just had oil changed. is there a sequence for reset of light. if so, then a real error will show back up.

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  • bob968 May 21, 2009

    thanks. i have the original gas cap, and have checked it and it seems normal. i'll follow your process.



    thanks and kind regards,



    bob

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The computer that read the code for you can also reset it.  If you don't have one, you can go to your local auto parts store and have them reset it for you.  This is what your code means P0442 Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected (small leak).  This is what Causes it and possible fixes: CausesA code P0442 most likely means one or more of the following has happened:

  • A loose or improperly affixed gas cap
  • A non-conforming gas cap (i.e. not factory/original brand)
  • A small leak/hole in a fuel vapor hose/tube
  • Other small leak in EVAP system
  • Faulty vent o-ring seal
Possible SolutionsWith a P0442, the most common repair is to:
  • Remove and reinstall the gas cap, clear the codes, and drive for a day and see if the codes come back.
  • Otherwise, replace the gas cap, or
  • Inspect the EVAP system for cuts/holes in tubes/hoses

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Best way without an obd II tester to clear an error code is to disconnect the negative battery cable for 10min. After reconnecting, the code/check engine light should clear, If the same code returns,the following may apply (courtesy of obd-codes.com )

A code P0442 most likely means one or more of the following has happened:

  • A loose or improperly affixed gas cap
  • A non-conforming gas cap (i.e. not factory/original brand)
  • A small leak/hole in a fuel vapor hose/tube
  • Other small leak in EVAP system
  • Faulty vent o-ring seal
Possible Solutions With a P0442, the most common repair is to:
  • Remove and reinstall the gas cap, clear the codes, and drive for a day and see if the codes come back.
  • Otherwise, replace the gas cap, or
  • Inspect the EVAP system for cuts/holes in tubes/hoses
Hope this clears things up for you. Best of luck.
Greg

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Change oil light is on after oil change? Turn key to run without turning car on and pump the gas three times. You will here a sequence of dings and then turn key off. turn back on and the light will be off. Thats how you reset the change oil light and turn the check eng light for the oil chng. Hope it helps

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I don't have a solution but I do want to say that its a crock that the KIA dealership charges $99 just to hook it up to their diagnostic system! AutoZone will do it for free

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