Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue on Saturn SL

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

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Average mileage: 119,000 (69,000–169,000)
7 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002
9 people reported this problem
2 people shared problem details
2002 Saturn SL69,000
the light comes on &machanic turns it off 10 mins later its bk on,been doing this ever since th 2 wk after i bouight itits bk on now,.i love my car but not the aggervation of the (check engine )light kleeps comen on &the key keep messing up,takes 3-4 trys to ghet the car started &i've use 3 different keys thinking they wore out but thats crap cause i don't drive in winter,only 69000 mile janet bradley,,,,,,315-525-5782
Bought replacement gas cap. Took about 2 days for light to go out--might not go off right away.
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