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Old 06-01-2011, 04:26 PM
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Alright, my CEL is on, again. I just ran it on a scanner and it has the 0442 code I think. It said evaporative emissions control leak. Is that just a simple exhaust leak? I talked to the mechanic who installed my Jasper motor and he said they'd have to do a smoke test and that it was some where in the emissions. And the test was pretty pricey. If it's a simple exhaust leak, I can get my local exhaust guy to fix it for free since he put on my new cats. I think I can hear a slight exhaust leak, and I don't wanna pay the money for an easy fix. Any help is appreciated here
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Old 06-01-2011, 04:39 PM
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Well, just realized this doesn't really have anything to do with exhaust. I put my exhaust cap back on and reset the code. Hopefully it won't come back on.
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i'm just guessing here, if your code returns
look for a quart size round black canister, it may be close to one of your headlights
it will have rubber hose or 2 coming out of it
check those carefully for cracks or breaks

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i'm just guessing here, if your code returns
look for a quart size round black canister, it may be close to one of your headlights
it will have rubber hose or 2 coming out of it
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Get a new gas cap. The canister GT is talking about is underneath our fuse box in the engine compartment. While you are there inspect and follow them hoses underneath the truck leading you to the driverside, you should see a 10" or 12" by 4"(give or take) metal box looking hooyahh holding two round canisters,, guess what those are! double then triple check the hoses that hook up to those canisters then follow them a few inches to that pump looking hooyah and make sure those hoses or elbows are not cracked because those emmision fumes love to escape from there. While your playing mechanic pull them canisters and clean them out.
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Thanks for all that bud. I just put the gas cap back on again, and reset the light. So far, so good lol. Hopefully I won't have to go looking for cracked lines.
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I had a britttle cracked hose going from the canisters to my pump hooyah that was causing me not to pass emissions! No biggy wrapped it up super tight with some HD duct tape hehehe goodbye trouble code!
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I had a britttle cracked hose going from the canisters to my pump hooyah that was causing me not to pass emissions! No biggy wrapped it up super tight with some HD duct tape hehehe goodbye trouble code!
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my code is sayin a large emissions leak the repair shop told me its a lil mre than just replacing my gas cap this will be my next plan of attack!!!!
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my code is sayin a large emissions leak the repair shop told me its a lil mre than just replacing my gas cap this will be my next plan of attack!!!!
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