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So I am curious as to why the fuel cap has been removed. I read reviews on the JGC diesels, and alot of folks are getting water build up on the fuel filler after a car wash. Do you think this will be an issue with RAM? Any quick fixes for this? Why not make the truck with a cap?
 

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because we have nothing better to do. and we are too lazy to remove oil caps so they removed them

i'm also not a fan of the capless fuel filler thing

more trouble than necessary.
 

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i dont know why car makers are doing this but i never had an issue with turning the filler cap out and turning it back in when done. not much to it, as simple as something can get.
 

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I wouldn't be all that surprised if people try to revert back to the old style of filler cap
I remember reading over at the Cummins forum that a few were thinking out loud about the idea to change it out. I think the end discussion/consensus was that it's much easier to put on a $3 plug than dismantling the whole bloody fuel tube and possible troubles down the road.
 

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I remember reading over at the Cummins forum that a few were thinking out loud about the idea to change it out. I think the end discussion/consensus was that it's much easier to put on a $3 plug than dismantling the whole bloody fuel tube and possible troubles down the road.
Crazy how it's that integrated, i never knew.

I think they should consider making this an option, im sure if they do that there will be a BIG divide.
 

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Have the cap less tubes on all our fords at work and not one issue.
What state are you from ? Have you seen how much dirt and crud is on our trucks here in the northeast in the winter months. I usually have to open the fuel lid and wash it out with the power washer it's so dirty in there. Don't need water in my fuel, that's for sure.
 

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Houston where it rains all the time and all of the trucks are doing landscaping or on construction sites where I have to power wash the trucks constantly to avoid dirt, mud, and grime build up.

I always look at it this way you may have heard of 1 or 2 people or even 200-300 with this issues but ford alone sells hundreds of thousands of these trucks with thIs feature. Point Is you'll always hear from the disgruntled people but you'll never hear from 99% of the satisfied ones.
 

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And actually it was this morning, we got a new salesgirl and the truck we gave her has a capless fill. She came inside asking where to buy a new gas cap because it was missing it and the previous person had put a bag in there.

She thought we were screwing with her when we told it it was capless. So I walked outside to show her and sure enough the previous guy wadded up a grocery badg and just stuffed it in there I'm guessing to prevent anything from getting in. I guess that's simple, free way to solve the issue.
 
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