:>> I went to the gas station today only to find that my gas cap wouldn't come
:>> off. All it does it make a racheting sound and yes, I'm turning it in the
:>> proper direction :)
:>> The guy at the gas station said it sounded like the mechanism was worn out
:>> it wasn't gripping properly. I've got a '94 Legacy, so the "gizmo" probably
:>> worn out.
:>> Anybody know how I can remove the cap so I can replace it with a new one? :>
:>Just get a wide flat tip screwdriver, and place
:>the tip between the black cap and the ring that
:>remains stationary (as the black cap
:>turns)...twist the the blade, and the cap will
:>pop off. You may have to pry it in several
:>spots, but it works.
That worked! Just in time too, the "dummy you're running on vapours" light
has just come on.