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Tighten the fuel filler cap until you hear a “clicking”
sound. This is an indication that the fuel filler cap is
If the gas cap is not tighten properly, the Malfunction
Indicator Light will come on. Be sure the gas cap is
tightened every time the vehicle is refueled.
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.
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
If the vehicle diagnostic system determines that the
fuel filler cap is loose, improperly installed, or dam-
aged, GASCAP will be displayed in the instrument
cluster odometer. Tighten the fuel filler cap properly
and press the odometer reset button to turn the
GASCAP message off.
If the problem continues, the message will appear the
next time the vehicle is started. See Section 7 of this
manual for more information. Make sure that the fuel
filler cap is tightened each time the vehicle is refueled.
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