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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It also has a revised instrument cluster with riding range and average fuel consumption, an external fuel filler cap, LED headlamps and LED position lamps.
The Auto Doc thinks to prevent confusion, there should be a separate alert light for a loose gas cap (a loose filler cap is about as related to "check engine" as it is to the "seat belt" light), but since there isn't, the onus on you to fill and click.
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. The MEC said the recall campaign comes within the framework of its ongoing efforts to protect consumers and ensure that dealers follow up on bike defects and repairs.
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.
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. I quickly released the handle on the filler nozzle, removed it from the tank and put the cap on the tank.
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. Even the more simple car parts confused a number of motorists, with some unable to identify the oil dipstick (7%) or car battery (7%).
If necessary, remove the filler cap and slowly add oil.
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.