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Do you need to reset the check engine light after replacing gas cap for the check engine light to go away? I replaced the gas cap but the light still on. Is there any way to try resetting the check engine light?
You mite can take the negitive cable off of battery and leave off for 10 min.s or so. the replace it and that mite work if not you will need a scan tool that wll trun it off for you. unless you know someone that has one you will probley have to take ... 2003 Toyota Matrix
How to reset check engine light after replacing gas cap when thats the problem
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Okay this may be kinda long so bear with me: initially my check engine light came on and when I took my car in for inspection they discovered it was a faulty gas cap (it was cracked on the inside) and gave me a new one that fixed the problem immediately. Since I like having a locking gas cap I bought a new one and replaced the gas cap Goodyear gave me with that one. About a week later the check engine light came on again. I took the gas cap on and off several times and the light remained on. Th
Have vehicle scanned for codes at Autozone its free and do the repairs the codes list. ... 2005 Ford Taurus
The problem started with the gas cap. The engine would not go above 1200 rpm until you shut off the car tightened the cap and then would be fine, although the check engine light would stay on for a short time after tightening the cap. Then it started being more often. I replaced the gas cap and it ran fine (with no check engine) for about a week. Then the same symptoms returned only worse. The check engine does not go off, the car noticably misses at times and the stops to tighten the gas c
Have the fuel pressure checked,if it is not in specs ,replace it,it is on passengers side ,flip back seat forward and pull back the carpet there is a access to the fuel pump there if you need to replace it,it has a check valve under the car inside of ... Kia Optima
2000 pathfinder with check engine light. It was supposed to be a gas cap problem, replaced the cap but light stays on. How do you reset it?
If it was a gas cap, the light would go out\015\012\015\012You have other EVAP Issues,or other engine\015\012malfunctions,not related to the gas cap\015\012\015\012Retrieve the code, and start the diagnostic procedure ov ... 1998 Nissan Pathfinder
I have two questions regarding the check engine light stays on problem: 1. If replacing the fuel fill cap had already fixed the cause of the problem, is resetting the counter the only thing a technician has to do? 2. If the fuel fill cap and refilling fuel with engine running are not the cause of the check engine light problem, what are the other causes if there is any? Thanks in advance!
There are hundreds of causes. Look here: http://alflash.com.ua/OBDII/EOBDcodes.pdf\015\012\015\012You need to have the car scanned to get the codes. ... 2000 Volvo S80
2007 Chevy Malibu--Traction Control light and check engine light come on. The information panel states "Service Traction", "Engine Power Reduced". First the right wheel bearing was repaired and back brakes replaced. Then driving a week later happened again. Then had the throttle replaced. Worked for about a week and came on again. I did notice that when I tightened the gas cap the check engine light turned off. What could be the problem? I'm already $700 dollars into this problem and the d
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Flashing cruise control light, flashing brake light, check engine light all came on yesterday. The gas cap was off and I replaced it when the lights came on. I think that should solve the problem but the lights haven't turned off yet is there a way to reset them?
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I have mercedes ml 430. check engine came on at the same time fuel warning light was blinking. took the car to authorized mechanic, they checked and found po455ctrl system grass leak. they reset the check engine light and replaced fuel tank cap. second day the same problem came back check engine light started to blinck. checked for the leaks and did not find any problems. mechanic wants to take out the tank for further investigation.
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My engine check light is always on. I took it to Toyota, and they said I needed a new Oxygen sensor, which is an expensive replacement. I am an acquaintance with one of the mechanics there, and he said that it was just a screw-on-gas-cap problem. He said to turn it so that it clicks about five to 10 times, and within a while, the light will go out. That may be, but, the engine check light is an important indicator for other things. Any ideas on gas-cap idea?
The gas cap thing is something worth doing... an O² sensor isn't too bad... maybe $40 for the part? ... 1994 Toyota Celica
My service engine soon light was on. I took the vehicle to a mechanic and the code came back po422. A smoke check was performed and they said it had a leak in the filler neck and the entire gas tank needed to be replaced. So the dealer replaced the tank and now I'm getting a loose gas cap message light on the dash. Since the dealer did not replace the cap when replacing the tank is that what the problem is, or was it not the gas tank issue at all?
If they forgot to tighten the hose clamps on the hose from the tank to the filler cap it could be setting it off. If they are all tight it was probably just the gas cap. The gas cap is usually ALWAYS the culprit. Let me know if this helps ... 2004 GMC Envoy
2004 GMC Envoy, My service engine soon light came on. I took the vehicle to a mechanic and the code came back po422. A smoke check was performed and they said it had a leak in the filler neck and the entire gas tank needed to be replaced. So the dealer replaced the tank and now I'm getting a loose gas cap message light on the dash. Since the dealer did not replace the cap when replacing the tank is that what the problem is, or was it not the gas tank issue at all?
Hello: Without being there when the smoke test was performed no one can say what the results of the smoke test were. I would go back to the dealer and speak to the service director/service manager and request a new gas cap. ... 2004 GMC Envoy
The check engine light came on found out it was the gas cap. I replaced the gas cap now how do I get it to reset itself to get the check engine light to go off
Drive it through a couple of drive cycles. Usually you will meet the drive cycle criteria within a couple hundred miles or less. Or you can go to an auto parts store like Auto Zone and they will clear the code for free. ... 2003 Hummer H2
Check engine light comes on, car sputters, loses power, and shifting becomes irregular. Dealer mechanics say it's fuel line related (checked gas cap, all was fine) dealer checked codes, but said they couldn't find any problem, reset the codes, two weeks later same thing happened. Have appt to bring back in. When the check engine light is off, the car runs fine, there is no sputtering or shifting issues. Not sure what triggers the check engine light, but once it comes on all the troubles star
You need to change you crank shaft positioning censor ... 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser
I have a 2005 Chevrolet Aveo and the check engine light came on and stayed on. We had it check and the code said that it was the gas cap. We replaced the gas cap but the light never went off. Then the hold light came on and the two started flashing on and off. Once the lights started flashing the car lost power and did not want to excell going up hill. The code the car is putting out is P0300. Where do I start to look to figure out what is going on with the car? The car has never had any problem
PO300 This code refers to a random misfire, this indicates an ignition issue. Random intermittent ignition failures are fairly difficult to diagnose, the first thing I would do is remove the spark plugs and inspect them, if they all have an appearan ... 2005 Chevrolet Aveo
Check engine! 2002 Toyota Camry- Auto Zone gave me a code P0420. What does that mean? Do i need to replace the oxygen sensor or the catalytic converter Check engine light came on. Using my scanner it reported code P0420. I reset the Check engine light. Is this okay to do? If something really is wrong and this was just a one time error will the light come back on if it happens again? I checked and the gas cap was loose.
Information about the p0420 codehttp://www.obd-codes.com/p0420 ... 2002 Toyota Camry
I have a 2000 Pontiac Grand AM SE with a V6 3.4 liter engine. I had my check engine light come on and went to Auto Zone to get a code which related to a emission vapor leak. So I took car to my mechanic and he performed a smoke test which indicated the vent solinoid was bad. Had him replace it, hooked up scan tool to turn check engine light out then a week later came back on indicating same code. So my mechanic suggested to replace gas cap and purge valve because thats all it can be. Did that an
With the new ecm you have to relearn the security system. It is a 10 min relearn process. Try to start the engine and let the key in the run position for 10 min and observe the security light. It should flash for 10 min and go out. Turn the key off a ... 1994 Chevrolet Camaro
How do I reset the Check Engine Light on a 2005 Ford Taurus? The system check says everything is OK. Previously, a dirty air filter caused the light to come on. I replaced it (it was somewhat dirty.) but the light did not go out. Also, a couple of days ago, my "gas cap" and "Brakes" lights came on. I restarted and the fault was cleared. However, the check engine light came on later.
Only way to clear is with a scanner. The scanner will also give you the codes so it can be diagnosed. If its an emission issue your warrenty should cover it. ... 2005 Ford Taurus
Own a 2008 pontiac torrent gxp ''check gas cap'' message appears and service engine soon light illuminates ive already replaced gas cap but service engine soon light is still on. does anyone know how to reset the system??? its kinda retarted no being able to use remote start because of this!!!
The system is set up by GM to have the cleared with a codes cleared by a OBIII hand held device which can be purchased at many auto parts stores. Auto Zone can clear it for you for free if you ask them to do so. If the code does come back you may wan ... 2008 Pontiac Torrent
How to Fix Mazda 5 2006 Computer problem. Currently, our Mazda 5 2006 is flashing both the engine and tire light. We have had tires replaced, air filled and checked -- the tire light remains. The engine has been scanned, checked, new transmission fluids, new spark plugs, new fuel injection fluid and new power steering fluid. There is plenty of gas in the car and the fuel cap is on correctly. How do you fix this problem (other than going to the dealer? Thanks~!
What exactly is the issue with the computer of your mazda ? is it giving wrongs keys ? if yes then retrieve the original keys from your dealer by supplying them ur VIN numb ... 2006 Mazda 5
2001 dodge stratus check engine code Po442. I have replaced gas cap, looked at all lines I can trace with no visual problems. A guy at work has a hand held diognastic and cleared the check engine light after new gas cap, it stayed off for 2 to 3 days and than returned. I would appreciate any aadvice of possible solutions I can try prior to taking it to a shop.
Check the hose connceted to the EVAP cannister, they often split under the clamp on Dodge vehicles. If the hoses all chack out fine then you'll need to replace the EVAP purge solenoid.... any restriction in it or faulty reading received by it will t ... 2000 Dodge Stratus
Gas cap lights up on the mileage spot, check engine light on saying something about loose gas cap, replaced gas cap still problem
The system is pressureized and the seal on the caps tend to go bad. ... 2006 Chrysler Town & Country
I have a 2008 Aspen the check engine light was on when I bought the car from the Infinity dealership, they claim that since they dont have the proper equipment to erase the code, but that the car has no problems. Both the check engine light and the oil change light come on. The code that comes up is the emissions code, they replaced the gas cap but the light came on that sameday.
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2005 4RUNNER SR5 V6 63,000 MILES 4X4. CHECK ENGINE LIGHT STAYS ON AFTER STARTING ENGINE. CHECKED WITH CODE READER, IT SHOWED 0456, EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM LEAK DETECTED (VERY SMALL LEAK). AFTER RESET, LIGHT STAYS OFF FOR 4-5 DAYS,THEN STAYS ON AGAIN AFTER STARTING ENGINE. REPLACED GAS CAP, NO HELP. THIS HAS GONE ON FOR 5 WEEKS.LIGHT NEVER COMES ON WHEN DRIVING,ONLY STAYS ON AFTER STARTING ENGINE NEAL
The canister purge valve may have a slight vacuum leak you may want to check it with a vacuum pump ... 2004 Toyota 4Runner
OK try this one on for size I have a 2006 hhr with 198000 miles. About a year ago the check engine light came on. The car started and ran fine so we didnt take it in. Then a check fuel cap came up and it got hard to start after you remove the gas cap . We replaced the cap with an after market and factory cap and same problem. I had a mechanic hook it to diagnostic and a code saying large evap leak. We found a valve down behind tank had got water in and froze and broke. Replaced that and same thi
The charcoal canister is most likely full of water as well. Detatch the lines to the cansiter, remove the canister, and shake... it should have no real heavyness to it and there should be no water, as it is filled with carbon pellets inside.. ... 2006 Chevrolet HHR