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Old 01-09-2013, 01:11 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by meigleman View Post
Hi, it concerns me that my new focus does not have a locking fuel cap but has a racing car type filler which has a deep recess where dirt of any kind could settle or be put by vandals, also the flap that does not lock now could also be broken off when parked in unmanned parking areas or by vandals out for a bit of mischief.
After driving gravel roads this summer, I have the same concern about excessive dirt in the gas filler on the new ones, since they have no cap. My poor old 2003, the area behind the fuel filler door was caked in dirt.
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