Tag: gas-cap


Why Does My Car Smell Like Gas?

In the movies, even a minor gasoline leak can immediately turn into a massive explosion—which is why to some, smelling fuel inside the car can be extremely unnerving. Plus, the...Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0452 Code: Evaporative Control System Pressure Sensor Low Input

While more common in Chevy and Dodge vehicles, P0452 is a generic OBD-II code that’s supported by various makes and models. However, keep in mind that diagnostic and repair steps...Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0457 Code: Evaporative Emission System Leak Detected (Fuel Cap Loose/Off)

Is your check engine light illuminated? Does your vehicle smell of fuel? Your fuel cap may either be loose or missing. If your OBD-II scanner indicates a code P0457, address...Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0442 Code: Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected (Small Leak)

The P0442 code is one of the many OBD-II codes that can trigger if your vehicle perceives an issue with its EVAP system. In this article, we’ll explain what a...Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0440 Code: Evaporative Emission Control System Malfunction – Large Leak

A P0440 is a generic powertrain code, which means it can appear in any vehicle regardless of make or model. Unlike other OBD-II codes, it will not affect the drivability...Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0455 Code: Evaporative Emission System Large Leak Detected

If the Check Engine Light is illuminated and it’s triggering a P0455 code on your OBD-II scan tool, you may be looking at a gas cap issue. But that’s certainly...Read more

OBD-II Trouble Codes

P0446 Code: Evaporative Emission Control System Vent Control Circuit Malfunction

OBD-II codes help you find out what is wrong with your vehicle—but if you don’t know what a specific code means, how can you address the issue? If you’re getting...Read more


A Short Course on Fuel Systems

This article is broken down into two sections: What is a fuel system?How does a fuel system work? What is a Fuel System? The modern automobile fuel system has several...Read more

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