In Reply to: A "loose" fuel tank cap will cause this... - EOM posted by Abdoul Wane on June 24, 2000 at 15:16:04:
Nadim, said he saw the check engine light flashing so it can mean that he's experiencing a misfire.
Since it probably set a fault code, Nadim should put the ignition key in position #1 or #2, press the gas pedal fully 5 times in a quick secession and read out the codes from the check engine light.
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