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Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue on Saturn SL1

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 180,750 (149,000–218,000)
7 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002
15 people reported this problem
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Check engine light came on, required only a gas cap replacement.
This isn't unusual for a car that's 12 years old. I just had to replace my Saturn's gas cap because after 12 years, its seal had become worn out and caused the check-engine light to come on.