gas cap sensor on jeep liberty

Asked by GuruXJ7F Apr 09, 2017 at 01:30 PM about the 2006 Jeep Liberty Renegade 4WD

Question type: General

Gas cap open light and engine light came on, 2006 Jeep Liberty.  What do I
need to dO?

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Tighten the gas cap. If that does not do it get a new cap. If that does not work you may need other repairs such as a new carbon canister.

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The gas cap light is an indication of a EVAP slow leak. The gas cap is one of the more common fixes to try first. Should try an replace the gas cap with a new one, and have the code cleared. If this comes back on then a EVAP system smoke test is done to find the slow leak.

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If you need to just say fuck it and unplug the lights so you don't have to see it

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Drive it into a tree and it will reset

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Lol @ driving it into a tree! I have the gascap light on and I reset the battery and the bodes with the OBD scanner and it turned off for 3 days. After I filed my gas tank, it came back one. The OBD generated slow evap leak codes. I will drive about 50 miles with a new gas cap and then if that doesn't work I will need to take the next step. Did anyone here try that and had to take the next step? What were the repairs and how much did it cost? Thanks

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I have had two new gas caps, cleared the light for literally only seconds and it was right back on. Tightened cap til I couldn't get it off. Nope nothing. Light still in. Dings like crazy every once in a while. Keep in mind girl working on car and keep answers simple. But please tell me where to look next or like one said and I will unhook the freaking light!

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How do you unhook the light!?!

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