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Cap Less Fuel Filler Spout?
Really! Have we become so lazy or in such a hurry that we can’t take the time, during a fuel stop, to remove and replace a fuel filler cap?
I’m not sure if I like the idea of a cap less fuel filler spout especially in a vehicle that is operated in the dirt. I foresee a potential problem here with contaminated fuel, clogged filters, plugged injectors, etc.
What keeps water, dirt, dust, and debris from collecting in and around the filler spout?
 

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Cap Less Fuel Filler Spout?
Really! Have we become so lazy or in such a hurry that we can’t take the time, during a fuel stop, to remove and replace a fuel filler cap?
I’m not sure if I like the idea of a cap less fuel filler spout especially in a vehicle that is operated in the dirt. I foresee a potential problem here with contaminated fuel, clogged filters, plugged injectors, etc.
What keeps water, dirt, dust, and debris from collecting in and around the filler spout?
I am sure it all has been tested and proven. Not to mention all gas tanks have vents on them so they are open to atmosphere anyways.
 

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So, how exactly does this Cap less fuel filler work? Any other information explaining or diagrams showing the innovation and design behind it?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLdBEtaSaSk

Jeep also gives you a adapter so if you need to use a gas can you can. Trying to use the can without the adapter won't work. See

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQ6C_48al_k

I can't find any diagrams or other tech details but if you google capless fuel filler there are plenty of hits you can look at.
 

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I have the capless filler in my wife's Grand Cherokee. It works fine, but at one point early on I put the diesel nozzle right through the filler cover and it has a big crack/chip in it now. Doesn't seem to affect anything, and the dealer said it was fine.
 

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLdBEtaSaSk

Jeep also gives you a adapter so if you need to use a gas can you can. Trying to use the can without the adapter won't work. See

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQ6C_48al_k

I can't find any diagrams or other tech details but if you google capless fuel filler there are plenty of hits you can look at.
Thanks for the info! I had an idea of how the cap less filler worked and it's close to what I saw in the vids. Definitely a lot more convenient then having a cap on. Looks like its sealed pretty good as well.
 

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Not sure there are any threads there. And just to look at it, there doesn't seem to be a lot of room in there when it's closed.
 

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My hubby's 2013 F150 has it as well....it's great as it prevents 'gas theft', BUT if you have to Jerry Jug it, you have that White funnel under the cargo compartment to use as you can't get the filler in there on a jug....the salesperson had to do it as it was outta gas when I went to test drive it! LOL..he spilled gas EVERYWHERE...wtg! So we BOTH learned on the spot by the 'pit crew' in the shop and boy did they laugh at him!

I LOVE that I don't have to worry about filling up like i did with my Wrangler. Shepp use to ALWAYS burp gas so you had to know how much to put on before you took a gas bath....LOL....loving my Ren!
 

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The first time I filled mine I couldn't get the nozzle in. I looked and there was a dent at the end of the nozzle,probably because someone dropped it. I had to move to another pump.

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The capmless set up is nperfect for me, I think. No cap means less problems pumping gas. Its embarassing at times needing help to get the cap off due to physical limitations. HOWEVER, I in a dusty climate, so I do have some concerns. Time will tell.
 

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Glad they included the little funnel. The first time I went to put a bottle of Heat in my Wife's previous vehicle (Escape) I emptied the entire bottle onto the garage floor before I realized what was happening. :(
 

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The one interesting safety feature of any capless tank is that diesel handles have a larger tube on them. You can't shove them into an unleaded gas cap as its too large to go down the cap. So there's no chance you can put in diesel my mistake? I have one and love it. No cap to dangle down on to the car and scratch the paint job and no cap to loose by mistake either.
 

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The one interesting safety feature of any capless tank is that diesel handles have a larger tube on them. You can't shove them into an unleaded gas cap as its too large to go down the cap. So there's no chance you can put in diesel my mistake? I have one and love it. No cap to dangle down on to the car and scratch the paint job and no cap to loose by mistake either.
It has always been that way, not just based on the cap-less design.
 
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