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2002 Kia Spectra Question: Code PO442 Evap Emmision control system leak (small)



, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, San Juan Capistrano, CA, July 27, 2010, 16:17

My check engine light has been on forever! I get it code pulled and they tell me probably gas cap I've checked the gas cap. I can not smog my car I need to know what other things it could be and some idea of the cost to repair.

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    July 27, 2010, 17:05

    you need a real diag from a real shop who will test the system and give you a bid.


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  • Answer #2

    July 27, 2010, 20:36

    There is a very good RepairPal Encyclopedia article that would give you more details about this On Board Diagnostic Code, including common misdiagnoses and common tests; http://repairpal.com/OBD-II-Code-P0442

    Get help from a technician; http://repairpal.com/directory?address=92675&car_brand_names=Kia

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