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Old 21 Dec 2013, 08:01 pm
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Default How do i get the evaps ready for 2002 acura rsx (base) for smog?

I only had 1 code and I replaced the knock sensor and already did the usual oil change. I thought maybe the gas cap might have something to do with it and I replaced it with a vented cap like its suposed to have. I bought it from carmax with a non vented cap i think.
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Old 21 Dec 2013, 08:19 pm
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The only "vent" in an evap system is the canister vent valve. If the cap had a vent it would have an evap leak all the time. The BEST cap you can get for a car is an OEM (Factory) cap. and FYI a knock sensor is completely unrelated to EVAP. Your car will pass or fail depending on the amount of monitors ready or not ready. if you have a code in the car its considered NOT ready. If you had a code and the car has not completed the correct amount of drive cycles to reset the monitor its is also considered NOT ready. Only way to know if your car is ready for an emissions test is to use a scan tool and go to the "readiness monitor check" screen under OBD2/Generic functions.
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Old 21 Dec 2013, 08:38 pm
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keith nailed it everything he said was correct,although in pa if your car has a code but it is not turning the cel on it will pass, and also if your 02 acura has 2 monitors that have not run it will still pass in pennsylvania,,,laws differ by state , not sure where u r at,
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Old 21 Dec 2013, 08:48 pm
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drive the car from a cold start,get right up to highway speed ,,it will run test .cap on modern car is Not vented and knock sensor is unrelated as the other guy said,good luck
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