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My Sable gas cap light came on today and stays. I have removed and checked the cap, looks OK I have cycles the engine several times and the cap light comes and stays on.

Sorry If I am not doing this right new at this! The light is on the bottom right side of the guages and it looks like half of a car with a gas cap coming out.

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Remove the fuel cap and reinstall it, if that doesn't fix it then the sensor is defective.

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