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I just had it inspected to get my new tag & it required a…

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I just had it inspected to get my new tag & it required a new gas cap. On the way home the VSC light came on. This has never come on before. ?????

Mechanic's Assistant: What confuses you?

Why is it on and how do I get it to go off?

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you happen to know the code? Have you tried to reset the computer?

No and no.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Lexus?

2002 SC430

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

No.

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8/21/2017
Tim Mohr
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Hi, my name is ***** ***** you use factory toyota gas cap, or an after market one?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Don't know. Purchased cap from the inspection station.
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Would that affect the CDC?
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Sorry, the vsc

Yes, the vsc light will come n anytime a code is set, if it was a aftermarket, then this is your problem, they dont seal good, and will cause the light, you need to have a factory Toyota gas cap on these,Tim

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Okay. Thank you for your help. However, if we purchase a Toyota gas cap & the light doesn't go off......then what?
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Are you there?

I am sorry, I was off when you replied last, if the light was not on before the cap was replaced, then yes, the cap will fix it, we have not had good luck with aftermarket caps on these,Tim

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