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How to Get Rid of Gas Pains - Gas Cap Trouble

Updated on April 19, 2014
How to Get Rid of Gas Pains
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How to Get rid of gas pains?

Have you ever gotten confused about which side of the car your gas cap is on? I think we can agree this is annoying and has happened to the best of us. In fact, I recon I’ve seen it hundreds of times over the years at the gas pump.

Think back, you have experienced these gas pains too. People pulling into the gas station, getting out of their car, looking puzzled for a minute then getting back in their car and moving to a pump on the opposite side. This creates delays for everyone waiting to fill up their gas tank.

Now I like to give people the benefit of the doubt, it could be a new car, rental car, borrowed or stolen. None the less lets’ get rid of gas pains plain and simple!

Getting rid of gas pain!

I’m going to tell you the secret of how to get rid of gas pains, it doesn’t matter which car you are driving there is a quick and easy way to double check which side your gas cap is on and save time and face.

The secret of how to get rid of gas pains? Look at your gas gauge. See the icon of the gas pump? On the left or right side of the gas pump icon there is an arrow pointing to the side of your car with the gas cap. It is as simple as that to get rid of gas pains.

How to Get Rid of Gas Pains Look at the Arrow
How to Get Rid of Gas Pains Look at the Arrow | Source

Lockable Gas Caps

Now that we know where our gas cap is, lets be sure to protect it against thieves. With rising gas prices it is not uncommon to have people try and siphon gas. These is also the worry that someone may try and put something in your tank as a prank or because of other ill intentions. Get rid of gas pains and protect your interests with a lockable gas cap.

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With these tips you can now live stress free knowing that your future gas pumping experiences will go smoothly and gas pain free. Now if only I had a secret for free gas then we’d all be happy.

Happy Pumping!

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      Jamie Basil 

      8 years ago

      Good advice on getting rid of gas pains. I always forget on rental cars. I checked my north american car and it has the arrow but my friend's SAAB doesn't.


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