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Damage to the fuel system or emission control
system could result from using an improper fuel
tank filler tube cap (gas cap).
A poorly fitting gas cap could let impurities into
the fuel system.
A poorly fitting gas cap may cause the Malfunc-
tion Indicator Light to turn on.
To avoid fuel spillage and overfilling, do not “top
off” the fuel tank after filling. When the fuel
nozzle “clicks” or shuts off, the fuel tank is full.
Never have any smoking materials lit in or near
the vehicle when the gas cap is removed or the
Never add fuel when the engine is running. This is
in violation of most state and federal fire regula-
tions and doing so will cause the malfunction
indicator light to turn on.
A fire may result if gasoline is pumped into a
portable container that is inside of a vehicle. You
could be burned. Always place gas containers on
the ground while filling.
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