can't get the water filler cap off

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can't get the water filler cap off

Post by canny-kenny on Wed May 14, 2014 8:43 pm

the key fits ok ,cap unlocks, but the cap won't open . any ideas.
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Re: can't get the water filler cap off

Post by boxerman on Wed May 14, 2014 9:02 pm

When it's locked, it should turn freely, when it's unlocked there should be some resistance but it will unscrew.
What's yours doing?

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Re: can't get the water filler cap off

Post by canny-kenny on Thu May 15, 2014 2:16 pm

thanks very much for the quick reply boxerman,sorted now.
I thought when the cap was turning freely it was unlocked,
and vise versa .I,m easily confused now.

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Re: can't get the water filler cap off

Post by Ann B on Thu May 15, 2014 4:13 pm

Not difficult to get confused by these caps.  We had our camper 12 months before we could get the cap off easily.  Even now it takes a few go's in spring when we start using it again, always forget how to open it  shrugg
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Re: can't get the water filler cap off

Post by modelman on Thu May 15, 2014 4:48 pm

I do a 'double-turn' i.e. Whilst turning the CAP, I also turn the key at the same time & you can feel it engage & unlock, still not sure if I explained it right, but I know what I mean.  hugegrins

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Re: can't get the water filler cap off

Post by rose49f on Thu May 15, 2014 6:57 pm

I always get the giggles when trying to get the cap off. I can never do it first time
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Re: can't get the water filler cap off

Post by Betty's Mum on Fri May 16, 2014 9:30 pm

I arrived on a site for Easter and having signed in, headed for the water tap - which I was told was rather feeble.  While I was getting the hose out the van some bloke comes along with a large aquarol and jumped in ahead of me.  'Oh well,' I thought, 'I will probably still be fighting with the water cap when he is done'.  The bloke filled his aquarol ... then came over and got my cap off for me  hugegrins  hugegrins  hugegrins
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