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Old 05-12-2005, 08:06 AM
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Fuel around Filler door

Why is there fuel around the outside of my fuel filler door.....

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Old 05-12-2005, 09:25 AM
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Why is there fuel around the outside of my fuel filler door.....
Sounds like the rubber gasket of the fuel cap is going bye-bye.......
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Old 05-12-2005, 09:36 AM
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Thumbs up Had same problem

I didn't know that my seal/gasket was gone until a guy pulled up at a light and told me fuel was gushing from my car. Ordered the seal/gasket from FastLane, problem solved.
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Old 05-12-2005, 07:59 PM
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loose?

silly, but its not just loose is it?

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