Well hot damn, the gas cover DOES lock!


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Well hot damn, the gas cover DOES lock!

Postby Suliman » Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:33 pm

Since moving the Pathy oveseas, I've been contemplating a locking gas cap. But need not I say! Ok, I had no clue this was there until today...

I locked the doors, drove off, etc etc, got to the gas station (not in the best of areas) so I locked the doors and went to pop the lid open... what tha... damn, did someone f with my truck....

*lightbulb pops*

press unlock on the fob, poof, like magic I can open it. I wondered what that little mechanism did!

Yes, today I felt like an idiot. Hehe.

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Postby Captain » Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:57 pm

What are you smoking. I just tryed it and I can open my gas cover and remove the cap with the truck locked. My PF is a 2008 SE

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Postby marvmmarv » Wed Sep 23, 2009 8:03 pm

Nope, mine locks too (07 LE), when the doors are locked. I learned about it the same way Suliman did.

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Postby Sven1olaf » Wed Sep 23, 2009 8:43 pm

im gonna have to try tomorrow, but i have a feeling im gonna be in the same boat as Capt.

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Postby Silvermouse5150 » Wed Sep 23, 2009 8:56 pm

I guess i am one of the few people that actually read their owners manual - LOL.

That is how i found about this little trick

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Postby Jim M 05 LE » Wed Sep 23, 2009 9:23 pm

marvmmarv wrote:Nope, mine locks too (07 LE), when the doors are locked. I learned about it the same way Suliman did.
I know the cool little gas door lock feature is available on the LE versions. It saved me from buying a separate locking gas cap.
I don't know about the SE and others.
I wonder if I still have my old brochure around that compares the features of the different models? I'll have to look and maybe amend my post later.
EDIT- Nope. I did not see it with a quick look in the brochures. I must have read it in the owners manual.
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Postby 08Datsun » Wed Sep 23, 2009 9:56 pm

I looked at the owner's manual for the 2006 model in the sticky at the top of the forum. The locking door is mentioned on page 3-10. I then took a look at my 2008 manual. Page 3-22 is basically the same as the 2006 manual, but there is no mention of the fuel door locking.

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Postby Triffid » Thu Sep 24, 2009 12:40 am

My '05 SE OffRoad has the locking door feature......... Triffid

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Postby JAHBLESSINGS » Thu Sep 24, 2009 4:49 am

my 06 se has it also. it's one of the reasons i bought it. cannot have any trying to pour anything in my tank.

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Postby myriad46 » Thu Sep 24, 2009 5:27 am

'05 XE. Got it.

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Postby Cliff_Jumper » Thu Sep 24, 2009 5:37 am

My 05 SE locks. However, the spring just popped out the other day. :shock:

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Postby GimmieSumMo72 » Thu Sep 24, 2009 7:10 am

'07 SE OR... locks...

but why would one want a gas cap with a lock on it?

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Postby Tez » Fri Sep 25, 2009 4:44 am

Mine does not lock. :?

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Postby xd9-g19 » Fri Sep 25, 2009 9:34 am

06 SE


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Postby Tez » Fri Sep 25, 2009 10:55 am

I did have my girlfriend check this since she had the truck at the time but no I need to check it too.

No mention of this being optional.
From the manual:

The fuel-filler lid automatically unlocks when all
doors are unlocked.
1. Unlock the fuel-filler lid using one of the
following operations.
c Unlock all doors with the keyfob.
c Unlock all doors with the key.
c Press the power door lock switch to the
unlock position.
2. Push the lid to open.
To lock, close the fuel-filler lid and lock the doors.

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