Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I open and close the fuel tank?

asked by on

How do I open and close the fuel tank?

A: The fuel tank is accessed through the fuel ...

The fuel tank is accessed through the fuel door on the left side of your vehicle. To add more fuel, you have to unscrew the fuel cap. The fuel cap unscrews counter-clockwise, just like the lid of a jar. To put the fuel cap back on after refilling, screw it on clockwise until you hear it click. That means that the fuel cap is securely latched.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How do I operate the power windows?

The power windows are operated by power window switches. On the inside of the driver’s door, there are four power window switches. one for each door’s window. The placement of these switches corresponds with which window they operate (i.e. the...

Q: Power windows not working.

It is possible that you have a blown the fuse for the power windows. If it is possible for you to easily replace this fuse, it will be shown in the owner's manual of your vehicle. If you are uncomfortable...

Q: It is almost impossible to fill the tank now that the pump stops all the time

Gas station fill nozzles are designed to shut off when enough back pressure is detected, usually an indication the tank is full. However if your tank is not venting properly, it can have the same effect. Your description would indicate...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.