Q: Emissions solenoid

asked by on

I have a Chevy Colorado the check engine light came on. My husband put the code reader on it. It read emissions solenoid issues... would that cause the truck to not want to go in reverse... although it does drive in reverse you have to put it in drive then reverse again to back up to where you need to be... he cleared the code and the engine light has not came back on since. And that was last night
My car has an automatic transmission.

The emissions code may have been due to a loose gas cap. As for the reversing issue, the transmission shift cable may be worn and not going into reverse until you move past it and back into reverse. Check both ends of the shift cable to see if the connector on the end is bad and replace or repair it as needed. If you’d like to have this checked, a certified technician from YourMechanic can come to your home or office to diagnose your shifting issue and let you know what needs to be done.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Emissions solenoid

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...