Re: Stupid problem: oil filler cap is stuck

From: David Gersic (
Date: Sat Dec 28 2013 - 13:11:39 EST

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 11:57:23 AM you wrote:
> I think the BF&I method is better - than removing the valve cover and then
> removing the oil filler cap.

Yeah, I don't really want to pull the valve cover.

> Before you do that, I'd pick up a new one.

Working on it. Looks like the local NAPA has them in stock, so I'm off to pick
one up.

> And suggestion to all here: If you do your own oil changes, step 1 is to
> remove the filler cap ... and if it's got enough miles, replace it during
> the oil/filter change.

I've never needed to replace a filler cap before, so I wasn't expecting it
this time either. Live and learn, I guess.

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