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Malfunction Indicator Light (Mil) Status Commanded On: Fail Gas Cap Inspection Cap 1: Fail OBD Inspection results Key on Engine Off/Cranking Bulb: Fail

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Check and see if the fuel cap has a good seal on it. If dirty, cracked, ripped or missing it will fail the emission test. Also the vapor canister has vacuum lines that crack and will make the car fail as well with this code you have

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