You will need
- - drill,
- - a nail.
Currently probably there are no vehicles whose fuel tank is open for "public access" to all comers. Hardly anyone dare to argue with the fact that if the tank of the car securely locked, reason to survive to the owner for the integrity of the fuel becomes much less. And nerve cells, according to experts – not restored.
In any Autoshop in the sale is a whole range of such tubes with a lock, they differ only in value, reflecting the quality of workmanship.
In the driving practice are known cases when the cover with locking mechanism suddenly ceases to open, scrolling on the neck of the tank "in vain." The situation at first glance is really difficult. Especially if the car still smells like the factory paint. Because the cover must be removed. But how?
But despair upon the occurrence of such a situation should not be. Enough to figure out that this device is intended for navorachivaya on the neck and closure of the fuel tank, by design, consists of two parts. While fixing one of them to another (when the lock is open), they become one. When the lock is locked, the clips, the top of the lid stop to hold the bottom. As a result, they become separate parts, and the upper part moves freely on the neck.
Therefore, in order to Unscrew the lid of the tank with the faulty lock, we need some way to lock the bottom half of the tube from the top.
To achieve this task you take in hand a power drill with a drill bit and done the top cover through hole diameter 4 to 6 mm. And paste it to the nail, which will help easily remove the faulty cap from the fuel tank.
Advice 2: How to open the gas cap
On modern cars cap gas tank open button or lever from the interior. Not uncommon when pulling the lever or pressing the button, the lid remains closed, and the owner of the car throws up his hands in bewilderment.
If you faced a similar problem in the cold season is likely to cap gas tank just froze to the body. Especially, the probability that, if you find a problem in the frosty morning, and the day before passed precipitation in the form of rain.
To open the frozen lid of the tank, it is enough to pour hot water and try to reopen it from the salon. If no effect, try gently tap a hand on the lid of the tank and try again.
If the lid is still closed, try to lock the lever opening the lid of the tank in a raised position, placing it on any suitable subject, and repeat the procedure, pouring and tapping. If the lid opens with a button, ask someone to help you press the button, when you will try to open the cover on the outside.
In the case, when it's warm, and there is no reason to consider the cover frozen to the car body, the problem may be the cable is broken, with which she opens. If the lid is opened by pressing the button, check the fuse – maybe he burned out, and this was the cause of failure.
If the fuse is intact, or cover open lever, you can try to open the lid from inside the trunk. It will have to remove part of the skin and, reaching a hand to the rope, pulling it with his hand. The lid should open.
Advice 3: How to open the hatch of the tank
Each vehicle operates on fuel. After you purchase a new "iron horse" some car owners think, and how it can be "drunk". Since different machines the gas tanks are opened in different ways, everything will depend on your model.
Find the lever with the symbol of the dispensers, if the owner of the car of foreign manufacture. In them the most popular is this method of discovery. If you have a car with the left wheel, it is located on the left side of the driver's seat in the doorway. Cars with the right wheel you can find is similar, only on the right side.
Pull the lever up and wait for the lye, after which cover your gas tank will open. Then you can go to the direct fueling of your car. And in order to close the hatch after filling your car with fuel, you will need to press down hard on the hatch, with tightly pressed him to the body.
Please note, in some cases, the cars can produce opening of the fuel tank when the corresponding button. It can be located in various places of the interior of the car. Often, of course, is the driver's door or the instrument panel. It also marked the image of the dispensers.
To produce the opening of the fuel tank, you only need gently click on it. Also, in some cars of foreign production and all the machinery of domestic brands tank lid only opens manually. In very rare cases, the hatch of the tank like on a normal cap and screw neck. Usually they can be found only on sports cars. Such cover is very easy to remove and close. Most importantly, make sure after refueling it was tightly twisted.
Pull, if your gas tank is a mechanical opening. It is possible to undertake the deepening of her. Also note that during the stop of his car at a gas station that petrol hatch may be located on either side of the vehicle body. And don't forget after refueling his "iron horse" tighten fuel filler, and as tightly as possible to close the lid of the tank.