My beloved Dodge just shot its first "check engine" light. I have the manual that shows you how to retrieve the codes and it came back as 0442 (its an OBD II system) which according to the manual is:
When it first went off I took it to Autozone and they read it with their code reader and told me my gas cap was leaking and probable needed to be tightened. This made sense as I had just got gas the day before. He said if it went off again Id need a new gas cap.Evaporative emission control system, small leak detected
He cleared the code and all was well til today (3 days later) and its on again.
Does a leaking gas cap sound right to anybody that knows. Seems to easy to me.
Crappy part is my county just enacted some STUPID ass emissions testing crap that you have to do before you can renew your tags and if your "check engine" light is on you automatically fail. Well guess when my tag is up for renewal? December '05.