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Loose Gas cap indication with check engine light. Replaced gas cap and leak detector pump with no change. Solenoid tested ok.

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IF EVAPORATIVE PURGE SOLENOID NOT THE FAULT.CHECK ALL VACUUM HOSES CONNECTIONS.OR FUEL FILLER PIPE COULD HAVE A LEAK.

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p0442 means Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected (small leak)

What does that mean?
The vehicle's PCM (powertrain control module) tests the evaporative emissions (EVAP) system for large and small leaks among other conditions. In the case of this DTC, it 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.
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The only thing you will notice is the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) a.k.a. Check Engine Light will be illuminated. You likely won't notice any drivability problems although sometimes a fuel odor may be noticed.
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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 Defective vent valve Defective purge valve Defective leak detection pump
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The code is for a large leak in the EVAP system such as a loose or missing gas cap. But it could also mean a loose or missing hose to the canister or other leak in the tank.
The computer vents the tank several times an hour while the engine is running, and it checks the system by pressurizing the gas tank. If the tank will not hold pressure the code is set.
You may have to check the top of the tank where the fuel pump gasket is, as well as the vent lines to the front of the car.
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First try the gas cap to make sure it is on secure and tight.

Code P0440 indicates a problem with the EVAP vent solenoid, which essentially controls the venting of your gas tank in order to maintain a consistent pressure in the tank. This solenoid is mounted on the back of the chassis cross-member just behind your gas tank.

However, a loose or leaking vent hose that connects to this solenoid can also cause this code to appear.

Code P0446 indicates that the VCM (Vehicle Control Module) received
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The VCM monitors the performance of the Evaporative Emission (EVAP) system by applying a predetermined level of vacuum to the EVAP system and monitors the vacuum decay rate. The VCM sets this code if the vacuum decay rate is more than a predetermined value.

Again, this could indicate a loose or leaking vent tube.
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My check engine light came on. I tightened up the gas cap, drove it for a couple of days and it cleared up. I too it in to Sears because the maintenance check was due, and had an oil change done and an...


Your car has a sophisticated pressure test for the evap system. If the engine light is not on, the system is working. A loose gas cap is a typical reason for the light to come on. Once corrected, the system needs time on the road to retest and clear the code. Why do you believe you still have a problem?

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Your problem is in the evaporative emission system which is designed to prevent the escape of fuel vapors from the fuel system. Leaks in the system, even small ones, can allow fuel vapors to escape into the atmosphere. The light coming on can be caused by one of the following:

1. Defective or loose fuel cap
2. EVAP canister or hose cracked- not connected
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Please let me know if this information is helpful. Positive feedback is appreciated. Thank You!

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