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Fault code..emissions..I didnt fully tighten my gas cap one day

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Is there a way for me to clear a P0497 fault code- Evaporative emissions system low purge flow which came on after I didnt fully tighten my gas cap one day- clear ir myself at home that is- other than taking it into a shop
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  BigBob replied 7 years ago.

Volvo does not provide intructions for displaying and/or clearing trouble codes without the use of a scan tool. Go to a local Autozone and they will read and clear any code for free.

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