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How-to » Engine » Fuel & Ignition » How to Replace a Fuel Tank Cap
 Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

How to Replace a Fuel Tank Cap

PARTS
  • Gas Cap
STEPS
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Easy
Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.

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Locate the vehicle's fuel door.
2
Open the fuel door.
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Remove the fuel tank cap.
4
Inspect the fuel tank cap and seal for damage.
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Install the new fuel tank cap.
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If the damaged fuel tank cap caused a check engine light, reset the light and test drive the vehicle to verify the repair.
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