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2004 Sentra gas cap broken

After filling up my tank a part of the cap broke off and the "lip" preventing debris is no longer there. I have looked EVERYWHERE to find out what the name of the part is and can't find out. What's the deal?

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can you tell us the NO. of DTC when you check it by diagnoses scan tool
that is very helpful to fix the problem
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that work with the (EVAP) evaporate emission control system

give us more information to help you
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