P0442 Engine Trouble Code
When you check engine light came on code P0442 the reason should be Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light). However your vehicle's manufacturer may have a different definition for the P0442 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code. So you should chech it on our car models.
P0442 code can be about replacing a broken oxygen sensor can eventually lead to a busted catalytic convertor which can cost upwards of $2,000. Taking your car into a shop will cost you around $200 depending on the car. However, an oxygen sensor is easy to replace on many cars and is usually detailed in the owner's manual. If you know where the sensor is, you only have to unclip the old sensor and replace it with a new one. Regardless of how you approach it, you should get this fixed right away.
P0442 Code Meaning :
|OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code For Engine||Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit Low||Fuel Temperature Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance||Engine Shutoff Solenoid Malfunction||Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Low Input|
Regarding the P0442 code, it would probably be worthwhile to carefully inspect the wire harness near the intake manifold bracket. This is done most easily from below the car in the area near the oil filter.
P0442 OBD-II Diagnostic Powertrain (P) Trouble Code DescriptionP0442 OBD-II Trouble Code The Engine Control Module (ECM) tests the Evaporative Emission (EVAP) system for the following conditions: P0442 code.
Reason For P0442 CodeThe reason of P0442 OBD-II Engine Trouble Code is Fuel Temperature Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance.
P0442 DTC specifically refers to the camshaft (cam) timing. In this case, if the cam timing is over-retarded, the engine light will be illluminated and the code will be set.