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Old 04-18-2010, 09:32 PM   #1
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Locking Gas Cap

I just got a new 2010 Wrangler Unlimited Islander. I replaced my stock gas cap with a non-OEM locking cap. I got the gascap light and then CEL. Anyone have any luck with after market caps? I guess I'll be ordering a new OEM mopar one in the AM. Will the light go out by itself?

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I'm assuming that thats an error light to say the gas gap isn't creating a seal?

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That is correct.
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Why not try taking the cap off and adding a gasket or something to improve the seal? I added one inside my old gas cap since it was loose when it was on
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Do you still have your oem cap? If so you can just buy the locking fuel door. It just bolts on using the screws that are already there.
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Yes. I still have the original. I do like the look of the door. I'll look into that.
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I bought my locking cap from dealer for 25 bucks and no problems. If you live in a winter state snow/ice the regular door will keep your locking cap free of such things.
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Well I got the locking mopar cap this morning. They gave me a discount at $19 bucks. So I returned the Wally World gas cap for a refund. I disconnected the negative battery cable to turn the light off. So far I haven't got the gascap light or the engine light after the new gas cap.

I think I will get the locking fuel door later on. It has a nice custom look.
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I think I prefer the black to chrome.
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If your gunna go with the bottom Rugged Ridge door you can get the same thing Here cheaper + free shipping. So locking cap + locking door? You must have some bad vandals on "the island"

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