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2005 Ford Explorer: my fuel cap warning light keeps coming on..tighten

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I have a 2005 Ford Explorer and my fuel cap warning light keeps coming on. I have tried to tighten it and the light still comes on. What does this mean?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  justingsmith replied 8 years ago.

The fuel system in your car checks if the tank is holding pressure from time to time. It makes shure no fuel vapors are released by the tank. The good news it has almost nothing to do with engine proformance. The easy fix is almost always a new fuel cap,under 15 bucks.