Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue on GMC Acadia

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

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Average mileage: 67,837 (10,300–100,000)
5 model years affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, more2012
13 people reported this problem
8 people shared problem details
2007 GMC Acadia54,000
so far, the only thing being talked about with the service center is a diagnostic check for $95 to tell me what the issue is. then it will be on to parts and labor. come on GMC, you can do better!
2008 GMC Acadia90,000
Got a new gas cap
2007 GMC Acadia100,000
I think that is what is wrong now.
2008 GMC Acadia99,238
Every time I put gas in close the cap and a day or so the engine light come.
2010 GMC Acadia67,000
Light would intermittently come on & I could adjust gas cap & would go off for a while. Now on all the time. My auto start does not work when this light is on. Have not had it fixed yet.
first loose gas cap indicate warning light came on then the check engine light ca Me on
2010 GMC Acadia40,000
Gas cap had not been properly tightened to "locked" position, unbeknownst to me. My check engine light came on, and my awesome mechanic figured out the gas cap was causing it (without charging me a dime).
2009 GMC Acadia89,000
Check engine light comes on. Replaced original gas cap with a locking gas cap, light turns off and stays off. Can't stand the locking gas cap. I removed the gasket on the original gas cap, turned it around and put it back on the cap. Put the original cap back on. Light stayed off for about a week. Then it came back on. Tried the locking cap again, light would not go out. Played around with the gasket on the original cap and got the light to go out again. I am now looking for an OEM cap to replace the original with.
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