Question about 2008 Mazda Mazda3 Hatchback
Happened to me a few times....Finally this am it broke.... boooo! Reference Service Bulletin SB-01-050/08 when you bring it in hopefully you can get it for free!
Posted on Apr 07, 2010
Purchased new 08 Mazda 3 hatchback. Gas cap stuck on 4th tank. Dealership says known problem. Say replacements covered by warranty. They say all replacements are different cap that is supposed to resolve issue. But said new cap can also get stuck. Ridiculous. If have to tow car whenever out of gas, car is a lemon. Will probably get custom gas cap.
Posted on Dec 18, 2008
Same problem here. 4 times. this time the top of the cap broke off also. Using a large channel lock plier, simply give it a slight clockwise turn first. It should free up then using your fingers take the inner cap off. It is easier to see how it is supposed to work without the top of the cap on it. This will at least get you able to fuel up again and you can use it like that for however many times you need too until you get a new one. The filler tube is notched out in two places so line up the tabs on the cap with the notches in the tube and it should go off and on easily, by hand. Hope this can help you all out. Worked for me! Good Luck!
Posted on Feb 28, 2009
Girlfriend is having the same problem, just took it in, fixed it, stopped at corner gas station, STUCK again... took it right back. WTF?
Posted on Oct 20, 2008
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