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Every time I fill up with gas my check engine light comes on and the car sputters and runs like ****. The check engine light comes on for a couple minutes then goes off, after a while the car starts running normal

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I don't know for sure, but I suspect the gas cap seal is leaking. Check the gas cap seal and mating surface for dirt. Buying a new cap might also be an option if you want to try that.

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second if you happen to live in an area where fall is fast approaching and the temperature is changing during the day/evening you'll get condensation. just to give you an example.... when you go out in the morning to jump in your car you'll see a layer of moisture on your car.... it's not restricted to the outside of the car. one way to avoid that is to keep your tank completely filled with gas. considering the price of gas you would need to take out a second mortgage on your home to do that.
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pretty much any auto store will have them.... even walmart etc will have them as well.

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