filler cap

Related to filler cap: Fuel tanks, Fuel filler cap

filler cap

n
(Automotive Engineering) a device sealing the filling pipe to the petrol tank in a motor vehicle
Translations

filler cap

n (Brit) → Tankdeckel m
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The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Doha Marketing Services Company (Domasco), has announced the recall of Honda bike CBR1000SFGS model of 2017 over faulty fuel filler cap.
You might have noticed while filling up your diesel car a small blue filler cap, sitting alongside the regular fuel filler cap.
His knowledge is encyclopedic and he'll spend ages talking about the hidden fuel filler cap on a 60s Humber Super Snipe.
Open the passenger side flap and there, indeed, is a filler cap which accesses a tank costing about 50 quid with about 400 miles range without help of batteries.
While I was using the self-serve pump to fill the tank mounted in my truck, static electricity created an arc that jumped from the filler nozzle to the steel frame, igniting the fuel vapors at the tank's filler cap.
Over a third of drivers (36%) could not correctly identify where to put the brake fluid, while a quarter (25%) couldn't find the engine coolant and 10% were unable to pinpoint the oil filler cap.
Details of the car's correct pressure settings can be found in the vehicle manufacturer's handbook, inside the fuel filler cap or on a plate on the driver's door sill.
You can check for evidence of flood damage by feeling the carpets, checking for water in the spare tyre well, and checking underneath the oil filler cap for a whitish, mayonnaise-like deposit which indicates there is water in the engine.
Interestingly, the fuel tank is placed beneath the floor, under the driver's seat with the fuel filler cap located on the B-pillar, behind the driver's door.
The advice includes completing an inventory and keeping a note of how many litres are being used, parking vehicles with the fuel cap side close to a wall, using a locking device on either the tap, filler cap, or both, and fitting an alarm to the tank.
Design improvements see the front and rear aprons, side skirts and filler cap now finished in body colour as standard, while the pulse spec gets double-spoke alloy wheels and the Xclusive new Monoblock VII alloys.
Design improvements see the front and rear aprons, side skirts and filler cap finished in body colour as standard, while the pulse spec gets double-spoke alloy wheels and the Xclusive new Monoblock VII alloys.