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Old 09-17-2013, 06:48 PM   #1
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jeep Mopar gas cap door installed?

Installed the Mopar gas door a few weeks ago and everything seemed good but the plastic part that clipped into the body seems to move just a little even though the piece is clipped in properly. Is this a normal thing? Anyone else have a similar situation?
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Old 09-17-2013, 06:52 PM   #2
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Yes it is. It's an annoying characteristic of it. Especially since its OE. It's still the best door.

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Old 09-17-2013, 06:58 PM   #3
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Thanks. Wish it fit a little better but I love the look
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Old 09-17-2013, 07:21 PM   #4
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Mine dosent move? Did you put the tab at the top of the inner piece in the hole in the sheet metal?
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Old 09-17-2013, 07:24 PM   #5
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gas cover

Anyone have pictures... What brand is everyone suggesting?
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Old 09-17-2013, 07:25 PM   #6
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Anyone have pictures... What brand is everyone suggesting?
Pretty sure they are talking about the OE MOPAR gas door.
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Old 09-17-2013, 07:53 PM   #7
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Yes the tab is in the little hole
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Weird. Sorry to hear that man. Maybe i got a tight one lol.
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Old 09-17-2013, 09:29 PM   #9
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When I installed my cap last year, it was loose too. Sometimes the 4 tabs don't engage fully, tho it may feel like it. You can unscrew the 6 Allen bolts, only 4 are threaded and then you can reach thru and check the 4 tabs to make sure they popped back fully. Then it should be tight. If this doesn't work, you got a loose one!
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Old 09-17-2013, 11:08 PM   #10
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Pretty sure they are talking about the OE MOPAR gas door.
Yup - this one, I think: Amazon.com: 2007-2013 Jeep Wrangler JK 2Door Black Fuel Door-OEM Mopar: Automotive
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Old 09-17-2013, 11:42 PM   #11
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If ya wanna save some bucks... http://www.ebay.com/itm/Free-Shippin...6ddbfb&vxp=mtr
This is the route I took and am very happy with it. It is OEM and fits tight. No wiggling at all!
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Wonder why it comes out of Beijing. ....
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Old 09-18-2013, 12:56 AM   #13
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Installed OEM door on mine and it is a little loose as well.
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Old 09-18-2013, 01:02 AM   #14
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I installed mine last week, Mine is a Chrome Fuel door, fits nice and snug.
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Wonder why it comes out of Beijing. ....
Because it's possibly a knock-off. Hot Rod magazine just did a great story this month on this subject.
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The one I bought came from a jeep dealer so it is Mopar product. I just took it off and put it back on and it still has a little play. I'm just going to leave it alone before I beak something
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Couldn't you take it back to the dealership and ask them if it's supposed to be that way?
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Old 09-18-2013, 05:52 PM   #18
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Not a jeep mopar but I customize this

F250 gas cap I liked a lot


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Couldn't you take it back to the dealership and ask them if it's supposed to be that way?
Yes I did that and they claim it is normal, however I just didn't buy that.
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Sorry, I must have missed that part!

Stinks that your brand new cover doesn't work right!

I hope someone can help you out...
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Bought a Jeep MOPAR door for my '12 (which I removed prior to trading in for my '13).

The same door mounted the same way is tighter (i.e., wiggles much less) on the '13 than on the '12. I attribute this to the fuel line being slightly "right" of center, which I believe is helping to pinch it against the body.

If the fit had been as/more loose, I would've taken some electrical/gorilla tape and used it between the body and the inside mount. Maybe that would work for you.

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Old 09-18-2013, 09:00 PM   #22
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Thanks I'll give that a try

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