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Old 03-04-2011, 07:43 AM   #1
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Gas cap light

So i was on my way this morning to an appointment and out of no where my gas cap light comes on. So i get to where i need to and check it and it looks the same as it always does. Any suggestions on why its on. Oh and i did open it and closed it with the car off but the light is still on
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So i was on my way this morning to an appointment and out of no where my gas cap light comes on. So i get to where i need to and check it and it looks the same as it always does. Any suggestions on why its on. Oh and i did open it and closed it with the car off but the light is still on
Light is gonna stay on for a while. Unless you get it cleared. Tighten your cap and get it cleared.
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Re: Gas cap light

sometimes the filler neck gets loose, this can cause the seal to be lost~ do you ever notice leaking gas or gas smells?
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Re: Gas cap light

Evap Emission system leaks can cause this. Have your Gas Cap tested. If it passes retighten the cap onto the car. Reset the code and drive. If the light returns have someone smoke test the EVAP emissions system.

Also, have the code read and LMK if it's a small leak or a large leak.
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sometimes the filler neck gets loose, this can cause the seal to be lost~ do you ever notice leaking gas or gas smells?
Yea i do, everytime i start it i can smell it but this is the first time the light has came on since i got it
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