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Hi there, I am CAm. Can I get your first name please?
I think you have a different issue with your check engine light, not the cap but I Would be thinking possibly the purge valve not sealing, then the fuel vapours are pushing into the intake when they are not supposed to causing a flooded condition. The cranking afterwards is a normal function that you normally don't notice because it starts. As for the park lights, do the licence plate lights work?
Rebecca, there is not an individual fuse for both rear, rather each side has a fuse. So to proceed I need to know if the front park lights work..
Yes, its on the engine and rather simple to replace.
Ok, what is your VIN?
OK, so there is likely a wiring issue to each rear tail light assembly. Are you able to test the wiring., a brown wire as it runs back from each light to a connector on the frame?
You may be able to fix it with crimp connectors, I would look first. Yes we can continue later.
TO test the wire you use a circuit tester, like a test light. Attach one end to a good ground, turn the lights on, then find the connector above the end of the frame for each tail light, take the connector apart and use the other end of the tester on the pin corresponding to the brown wire. I it lights up then the wiring is the issue between the light and the connector.
The light would need to be cleared before testing. AS for the brown, do the front park lights work?
Do you have a Vin handy?
OK, you will need to start tracing the wiring from the back to the front, namely around the side of the transfer case and see if you can find a short in the wiring or breaks. As I mentioned, and the Vin confirmed it, there are only 2 fuses, left and right and with your statement that the front park lights work, that means it should not be a fuse.