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I own a used 2005 chevy aveo 4-dr sedan with automatic transmission. The check engine light has been on the last couple of days, but the car isn't running hot. I checked the gas cap and made sure it was on correctly as I have found that was a common problem related with the light staying on. The light has come on before, but it usually goes away. Should I take my car to a mechanic to get this checked out?

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Lisa

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  • luckyc258 Jun 30, 2009

    Hey thanks. I'll try that.

  • luckyc258 Jun 30, 2009

    thank you.

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Hey, Lisa!
I had a problem with my 2004 Chevy Cavalier doing this - Try taking it to Autozone for a free diagnostics. I did this and replced the gas cap. The seal was bad and when I replaced the cap, the check engine light went out after a little bit.

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