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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-06-2011 Thread Starter
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Check Fuel Cap light on..?

Today it was raining heavily while i was driving on the highway and randomly this light i dint even know i had, started comming on "Check fuel cap"...after i reached my destination i checked the cap to see if it was tight and it was..The light did not go away, its still on when ever i drive....

I Dont understand because i havnt put gas in like 4 days, havnt even touched the cap area..

Anyone know why o_O

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Maybe bad cap? The seal may have gone bad.


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its an idiot light, gm is especially bad for this.
In High school auto I saw this a few times, we would just plug in the obd2 scanner and clear the code, from what I was taught nothing bad will happen if you ignore it

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Until you clear the code it will still light up.

Like Howell said, your cap could be bad or, you some other leak in the filler neck area. The gasket is notorious for rotting out.
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-07-2011 Thread Starter
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Ahh great, if i go to autozone they should kill the light for free right? Or if i remove the batterey it should go out for 50miles then maybe come back on?
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