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    Unhappy Iv not got my fuel key with me and im running out of fuel

    hello does anyone know of a way to get a fuel cap off without breaking it too much? iv left my keys at home stupidly as i have lots of keys on my key ring and its a bit too fiddly getting the cap off with all my keys. so i really hope some one knows of a good way of getting it off?!? Also i have AA so would they be able to help?? I dont mind breaking it if i have too but would rather not.
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    Little more info on what Astra would have helped.

    Also the key should be the same as the ignition key.
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    Sorry forgot about that, its a mk 4 astra and the ignition key is different to the fuel cap key.

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    mk4 shouldnt have a key for the fuel

    unless its an aftermarket halfords jobbie or a bodged one?


    no need for one really either as the fuel flap locks with the central locking - so ideally get it off however u can and fit a standard one that just clicks on/off in its place

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    just hammer a screw driver through it, if you want a lockable one again they are only cheap anyways and as said above mk4's dont usually have them

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    oh right well thanks i think its going to have to be a hammer and the screw driver, thanks for ya help

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeordieBandit View Post


    no need for one really either as the fuel flap locks with the central locking - so ideally get it off however u can and fit a standard one that just clicks on/off in its place
    Not all MK4's have central locking though though
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    Quote Originally Posted by sri_kev View Post
    just hammer a screw driver through it
    best advice EVER, i LOVE it! laughed my head off, has to be the most violent way of fixing something! hahaha

    my TV doesnt work...

    just hammer a screw drive through it.

    hahahaha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_Sport View Post
    best advice EVER, i LOVE it! laughed my head off, has to be the most violent way of fixing something! hahaha

    my TV doesnt work...

    just hammer a screw drive through it.

    hahahaha
    Its the Jeremy Clarkson way of thinking

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