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Old 07-23-2019, 03:35 PM
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Gas Cap Question

As I'm sure a lot of fellow Jeep owners have had this problem, so have I. Seems like on several occasions after I fill up my gas tank, I keep forgetting to put the gas cap back on. So I'll just say, is there a solution for this, potentially like a sensor or something I can install, sorta like a seat belt *beep beep" sound to let know the gas cap is off so that this issue can be resolved permanently in the near future. Any help would be grateful. Thank you.

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As I'm sure a lot of fellow Jeep owners have had this problem, so have I. Seems like on several occasions after I fill up my gas tank, I keep forgetting to put the gas cap back on. So I'll just say, is there a solution for this, potentially like a sensor or something I can install, sorta like a seat belt *beep beep" sound to let know the gas cap is off so that this issue can be resolved permanently in the near future. Any help would be grateful. Thank you.
A locking gas cap cover, requiring a key........hard to get back in and start up the Jeep if your keys are still hanging from the gas cap cover. Also, your cap isn't on a plastic lanyard attached to the filler spout?
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A locking gas cap cover, requiring a key........hard to get back in and start up the Jeep if your keys are still hanging from the gas cap cover. Also, your cap isn't on a plastic lanyard attached to the filler spout?
It is attached to the plastic lanyard, I just keep forgetting to screw it back in after filling up. I've wanted to get a locking gas cap for so long, maybe now I got a good reason to
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It is attached to the plastic lanyard, I just keep forgetting to screw it back in after filling up. I've wanted to get a locking gas cap for so long, maybe now I got a good reason to
I intentionally leave the gas door key hanging from the lock while I fill up. That way I have to remember to take out the key and close the gas door, meaning I have to put the cap back on. It's hell getting old.
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A string around your finger. Hahaha
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get the fuel door
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Old 07-24-2019, 05:10 AM   #7
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I haven't had that problem, yet. Mine hangs alongside my Jeep when I fill it up, so forgetting is nearly impossible.
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First world problems I suppose


Just get a normal fuel door. You don't need a locking one, not worth the hassle unless you're in the hood. I think you have a 2 door so this is what you'd want:

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I'm 42 years old and never forgot to put a gas cap back on, anyone else.... I dont think this warrants a fix, aka a price increase...
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I actually had a gas cap that would come off occassionally on its own. Replaced it with another OEM cap and haven't had the problem since.

Are you sure you're forgetting to put it back on, or is it coming off on its own?

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It is attached to the plastic lanyard, I just keep forgetting to screw it back in after filling up. I've wanted to get a locking gas cap for so long, maybe now I got a good reason to
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I actually had a gas cap that would come off occassionally on its own. Replaced it with another OEM cap and haven't had the problem since.

Are you sure you're forgetting to put it back on, or is it coming off on its own?

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Do you forget to put your soxs on before your shoes too? lol sorry couldn't resist.
Maybe set an alarm on your smart phone when you get out to get gas? hahahaha
Sometimes I have problems drinking water without opening my mouth first and my shirt gets all wet, is there some type of "alarm" I could buy to warn my mouth to open?
Just kidding around, but really, really?
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I use the gas cap to squeeze the handle of the pump. It takes some finagling sometimes but it works pretty well.
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Thinking about the fact I'm dealing with flammable fluid and the vapors keeps me in the moment enough to finish the task by containing those vapors.
Sorry to be harsh but I've seen what happens when fuel meets even a spark.
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A " Dont forget the cap" post-it on your windshield
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You aren’t using your phone when fueling up by any chance?
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Have your mom or dad call you while you're filling up and remind you to put the cap back on.
Don't stop to fill up, run it dry and call roadside assistance to come fill you up?
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Find a full serve gas station.
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You already have a gascap light in the dash that should gonoff if the cap is not on tight, seems it would work if off too.
Perhaps hang in from a lanyard around your neck while filling up?

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Take Uber.
Ride a bicycle.
Bum a ride with a stranger.
Just don't go anywhere and you'll never have to gas up again!
Is there an alarm that will remind me to put the lid down after I wiz, I'm tired of getting yelled at by the wife! lol
I'm sorry, but I can't believe we're even having this dialog to begin with?
Are you a Millennial by any chance?
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It helps to have a mental association with consequences. I suggest taking up smoking and light one up when pulling out of the gas station. Flicking the ashes out the window will remind you about the gas cap.
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There are some real mean, sarcastic sumbitches on this forum.
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There are some real mean, sarcastic sumbitches on this forum.
I can't speak for the others but I'm past helping someone find a way to pay LESS attention.
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How about a sticky note on your dash, "Did you put the gascap on?" Or adjusting your mirrors so all you see is the gas cap to check whether it's dangling or not?
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Get it tattoo'd on the back of your hand.
Let your parents fill it up for you.
Just leave the ****er off if you can't remember to put it on.
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I can't speak for the others but I'm past helping someone find a way to pay LESS attention.
I can't believe we're having this conversation? hahahahaha
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Only if you pay enough attention to notice it.
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Only if you pay enough attention to notice it.
People are so sensitive these days, GTFOI I say, no political correctness here! Bawhahahahaha

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