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Old 03-27-2002, 02:27 AM   #1
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missing gas cap

hey guys, i lost my gas cap when i accidently left it at the gas station. right now my car doen't have one. what's the worse case scenerio if i don't cover up the gas lid.
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Old 03-27-2002, 02:49 AM   #2
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sorry for double posting. i press submit 3 times on accident
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Old 03-27-2002, 08:56 AM   #3
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Re: missing gas cap

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hey guys, i lost my gas cap when i accidently left it at the gas station. right now my car doen't have one. what's the worse case scenerio if i don't cover up the gas lid.
nice one

i assume you drive a honda...
you can get a gas cap for under $5 at http://www.hondaautomotiveparts.com/

for my car it's on this page: here and its $4.84 illustration #16
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You may get a check engine light with no gas cap so don't be surprised.

If you do...reset the ECU after you install the new cap.
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Old 03-27-2002, 02:13 PM   #5
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prepare to have a nice gas stain down the side of your car.
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Old 03-27-2002, 07:18 PM   #6
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thanks for the info guys, i went to buy a temporary gas cap at pep boys today. i'm still going to buy the oem one. here's the strange thing about it. the check engine sign already pop up even when i still have my original gas cap on. i even reset the ecu, after i drive for a few miles, the sign pops up again. this has happening for about 5 months now.
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you probably have some other problem exists before the gas cap. Check what code is the ECM giving you and find out what that code means.
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