Question about 1996 Ford Explorer
This is NOT an easy project, and shouldn't be undertaken under the shade of a tree. You will need a refrigerant evacuation and recovery system (including a vacuum pump), and will need to remove the front casing of the air handler to get to the evaporator core. If the lines to the heater core are in the way, you will need to remove those (necessitating the partial draining of the engine coolant), and possibly removal of the hood so that you can lift the evaporator core from its housing. ARE YOU SURE YOU WANT TO TACKLE THIS?????
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
You will need to remove the door panel to gain access to the handle. Roll the window up or down as needed to get to the nuts that attach the handle to the door. You will also need to remove a rod the goes to the door lock. You will see the rod after the door panel is removed. Good luck.
Posted on Feb 18, 2009
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Posted on Apr 04, 2010
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P0442 - Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected (small leak)
This indicates a fuel vapor leak in the EVAP control system. It means a very small leak has been detected. In fact, the leak can be from a hole as small as 0.04" in diameter. The (EVAP) emission control system prevents the escape of fuel vapors from a vehicle's fuel system.
Fuel vapors are routed by hoses to a charcoal canister for storage. Later, when the engine is running a purge control valve opens allowing intake vacuum to siphon the fuel vapors into the engine.
You likely won't notice any drivability problems.
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
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Posted on Jul 15, 2012
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