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Oldsmobile Silhouette Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Oldsmobile Silhouette Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Average Mileage: 134,520 mi (113,500 mi - 159,100 mi)


Illumination of the Check Engine Light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.

  • Visitor, , 113,500 mi

    service engine soon light illuminated, took it to a mechanic and had the obd 2 read. came back with p0410 code= emission. was told that it will cost 600.00 dollars to fix. googled the problem and found a thread that said to change the gas cap, fill up the gas tank and wait a day or two and light should go off. so i changed the cap,filled up, a day later,bada bing light went out... thanks you google!!

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  • Visitor, , 155,000 mi

    Gas cap is loose and service engine light it on.

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  • Visitor, , 130,000 mi

    This happened more than once...we thought our gas cap was not on properly, or not tight enough. We ended up buying a new one.

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