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The engine trouble light comes on, it state the gas cap.

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engine trouble light comes on, it state the gas cap. Tighten the cap and the light went out, but it came back on and stayed on. I purchased a new one at the Chev Dealer, he stated it was the right cap. However it did not have the thin wire on both sides, and the trouble light light remained on. Any help on the trouble light.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 9 months ago.

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When the service engine soon or check engine light comes on. This means the computer has found an issue that is effecting emissions. There could be one or more of about 500 possible codes stored. There could be one or more of around a thousand different things wrong. A EVAP system leak from an improper sealing fuel cap is just one of the possibilities. If the cap were leaking, it would take about 2 weeks for the code to auto extinguish, it would not go away immediate for this repair attempt. The first thing we need to do is get it scanned to see which codes are stored, a parts store can do that for free. With the codes I can tell you how to diagnose and repair this.

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Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 8 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

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