Stuck fuel tank cap

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  1. Davidbenjamin

    Davidbenjamin Bobtail Member

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    Trying to unscrew the fuel tank cap on my international truck before I leave the terminal so I'll have no problem fueling. It's on the passenger side if that matters. It's screwed on too tight. Thanks for your help.
     
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    SoulScream84 Road Train Member

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  4. Davidbenjamin

    Davidbenjamin Bobtail Member

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    No. I can get the driver side tank unscrewed, but not the passenger side. Already tried pouring warm water on it to no avail.
     
  5. okiedokie

    okiedokie Road Train Member

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    Wood dowl & hammer, tap lightly on side of cap.
     
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  6. Davidbenjamin

    Davidbenjamin Bobtail Member

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    And that fixed it. Thank you so much. Now I just have to wait for the pain in my hand to go away from trying too hard to unscrew it.
     
  7. okiedokie

    okiedokie Road Train Member

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    Glad to help, safe trip driver.
     
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  8. skallagrime

    skallagrime Road Train Member

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    2 advil, go to sleep and slam your other hand in the door when you wake up...
     
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    MacLean Heavy Load Member

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    Pretend you’re driving a Detroit.
     
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    tscottme Road Train Member

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    Borrow a pipe wrench (monkey wrench) or strap wrench
     
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  11. pete159

    pete159 Light Load Member

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    I hate people that screw them on too tightly. They are the same ones that jam the wheel chocks under the tires
     
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