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Offline Alicia

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Fuel cap
« on: February 27, 2012, 09:22:02 pm »
The strap thingy that holds the fuel cap to the car has snapped off. I wouldn't worry but I've driven off twice now leaving it behind on the pump and had to go back so I need a replacement. Can anyone tell me the part number and where I get one from? Can I change just the strap?

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Re: Fuel cap
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2012, 10:34:59 pm »
have you tried the dealers?fords/vw/seat.
wouldve thought this happens quite often so wouldnt think it would be too hard to get hold off?

or try looking on ebay maybe.
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Re: Fuel cap
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2012, 11:22:06 am »
Alicia is this for the Mk3 or Mk2? I have the part numbers for both the "Cap assembly" as VW claim you can't order the strap on its own for the Sharan / Galaxy. I've then got the part number for the strap from a Passat which is a direct fit :)

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Re: Fuel cap
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2012, 12:18:23 pm »
Did the early Mk3 have a cap then as my 61 reg is capless or automatic
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Re: Fuel cap
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2012, 10:33:19 pm »
i take it chris you dont have a filler cap(so to speak)?,my missus 60 reg smax doesnt but my 08 smax does,strange aint it.
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Re: Fuel cap
« Reply #5 on: February 29, 2012, 03:27:44 am »
Don't know if there's a knack to getting the  nozzle in but it does love to keep you waiting before it opens up :D
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Re: Fuel cap
« Reply #6 on: February 29, 2012, 08:36:13 pm »
Reminds me of something else :)

AFAIK its Ford's easy fuel system so you can only use the right nozzle in the hole (oh-er) - again AFAIK, it became standard equipment on the whole Ford range around 59/10 plate.
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