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My 2002 audi a6 gas cap light shows on, when I start the car. I secured the gas cap until it clicked, however when I turn the ignition, the light comes back on.. please advise how I can get the gas cap yellow light to come off (reset)

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OK I would recommend going to a local auto parts store that has a scan tool for use or will do free scans on the car. This device allows you access to the computer stored codes to help pinpoint the failure. A loose gas cap will usually show up as an EVAP Leak code. If those are the only codes that you see then they can be deleted with that scan tool and the light should go off. If the light comes back on again then you have other issues that might need to be corrected. I also believe what you are seeing is the check engine light but I would reference the service manual for clarification on that. Although this light will come on if you leave the gas cap loose, there remains many other reasons this light can betriggered to come on.

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