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2004 Buick Rendezvous gas cap removal problems

I just don't have the strength necessary to remove the gas cap on my SUV, and I had a friend at the station, a big strong farmer and he removed it for me, with great difficulty. This surely shouldn't happen. I bought a new cap, hoping that would help, and it didn't. What do I do now?

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Don't tighten it tight. Just snug it.A little grease on the threads may help also. don-ohio (:^)

Posted on Jan 03, 2017

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    Randy Rosenberger Apr 12, 2017

    Thanks so much Don, as I just put the cap on and turn to snug a quarter turn clockwise, and it works just fine now. No need to turn clockwise until it clicks 3 or more times. Just on and quarter turn clockwise and it is snug and that is all it needed. Much appreciated, Don!

  • don-ohio Apr 12, 2017

    You're welcome,Randy! Glad it works okay without wearing you out.
    It just seems today like everything....soda pop or bottled water lids, bathroom handles, milk jug lids, just a lot of things are harder to operate and don't have the smoothness of the products of years ago. don-ohio (:^)

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