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Old 11-18-2012, 11:31 AM
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Gas cap problem

I have a Wisco products gas cap on my fuel cell. It is very hard to get on and off. I have to use a screw driver to pry it off. I contacted Wisco products and I could have got better results talking to a rock in the back yard. Has any one out there experienced this kind of problem. If so, how did you fix it.

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I have a Wisco products gas cap on my fuel cell. It is very hard to get on and off. I have to use a screw driver to pry it off. I contacted Wisco products and I could have got better results talking to a rock in the back yard. Has any one out there experienced this kind of problem. If so, how did you fix it.
I'd probably do a little surgery on the cap with a very sharp X-Acto knife. The receptacle may not be exactly right, like maybe it's tweaked and the cap won't fit exactly right. Here's the install video.....
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I never seen one that was easy..
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I cannot see where it is hanging up so I don't know where to start cutting. At first I thought it might be the metal tabs but now I am not sure. It seems like it should be an easy fix but nothing jumps out at me to fix.
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Not sure.. All the ones I had I just lived with it and never really looked into why..Sorry.
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Gas cap hung up

I got out my box cutter and went to work. It worked. I also took the metal tabs down a bit on my belt sander. The problem seemed to be the sharp edge of the metal receiver that the cap goes into. I probably could have removed it from the fuel cell and smoothed it off and it might have worked, but I had quite a bit of fuel in the tank and I didn't want to work with the nuts and bolts over the open filler hole. Thanks for the input.
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Thanks.. I will take a look at my next one.. Glade you got it done..
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