Vent Solenoid Bracket Issue for Mitsubishi

This bulletin applies to all Mitsubishi vehicles 2016 and beyond. The vent solenoid bracket attached to the evaporative canister may be susceptible to bending and cause DTC P0442 to be stored in the ECM.

During DTC P0442 troubleshooting, a visual inspection of the vent solenoid bracket may assist in proper diagnosis. Also, inspect the hose clamps at the evaporative canister and ensure they are positioned correctly. If either of these conditions are present, repositioning those parts may correct the issue. To can force the monitor to run with MUT-III to determine if the repair was effective.

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