Users' questions

Why is my gas cap not closing?

Why is my gas cap not closing?

If the gas cap gasket is pinched, dirty, cracked or broken, it can cause the gas cap to not seal properly and most likely will not “click.” There are a few other parts but they don’t impact the caps ability to secure onto the gas tank. It’s a good idea to replace your gas cap every 50,000 miles.

How do I know if my fuel filler cap is bad?

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Gas Cap

  1. Cap does not tighten properly. One of the most common symptoms of an issue with the gas cap is a cap that does not tighten properly.
  2. Fuel smell from the vehicle. Another symptom of a possible issue with the fuel cap is a fuel smell from the vehicle.
  3. Check Engine Light comes on.

What to do if your gas tank door won’t close?

It’s actually a simple fix to the BMW fuel door latch. Hope this video helps you if you suddenly find gas tank door won’t stay closed – not sure if it works for Mercedes fuel door won t close problems or Nissan Altima gas door won’t close or other gas cap door spring problems. Behind Closed Doors With Melissa Gorga | Behind Closed Doors | E!

Why is the fuel door not closing on my F150?

When I finished filling up, the fuel door wouldn’t close, as seen in the picture below, necessitating the fuel door repair. I did a little research online and decided to do a writeup. Most of the threads online I found didn’t have any pictures so I wanted to fulfill that. Start by taking the 3 bolts out right inside the door.

Where is the boss on a fuel door?

The hinge pin has a swing arm which connects to the spring that snaps the door open or shut. The problem with the design is that, at the bottom of the hinge pin, there is a plastic boss that is supposed to capture the end of the hinge pin, but doesn’t.

How do you repair fuel door on F150?

Start by taking the 3 bolts out right inside the door. These bolts actually just hold the filler neck to the plastic door housing. The door housing holds itself to the inside of the bed, and it is a PITA to remove. You have to move the filler neck out of the way and reach up and pop the door housing out of the hole int he bed.