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1997 BMW 328iC Question: evap. emissions sys.detectes a small leak code:p0442

 

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yezmine, Tucson, AZ, March 26, 2012, 22:14
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car runs totally perfecthas 97000.how do i find this smal leak? and get ur done. need a smog check.only so many parts ,charcoal canister,purge valve,leak detect conrol,

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    csubak30 March 26, 2012, 23:23
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    Best way is to go to a shop and have them do a 'smoke test' this will quickly locate the source of the leak.

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    globalhelper, March 27, 2012, 06:03
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    OR POSSIBLY A SOLENOID HANGING OPEN, BUT YES START WITH A SMOKE TEST. ALSO CK GAS CAP FOR A CRACKED O-RING

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