Does a 2001 chevy silverado 1500 have a screen to keep people from syphening gas?

Asked by mkldio Mar 22, 2011 at 04:06 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Extended Cab LB RWD

Question type: General

People in my neighbor hood have reported people syphening their gas. I just want to know if my vehicle has a screen to keep them out or if i can buy something to lock the gas tank

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you can buy a locking gas cap for like 20 bucks at most auto parts stores.

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yes it does... more than likely cuz just about all newer cars have them

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only one problem the hose between fill neck and tank can be removed or cut for easy siphon.

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should be a ball at the end of hose built on to the tank spout to stop any hose from entering ,,, should be

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Seems Too difficult for this owner, to drain his 2004 Silverado LS Fuel tank, for repairs to lines, (in my driveway). Although I Do, have ramps, I also have 1/2 a tank of fuel ( 100lbs +!) Any tips? (bike straps?) I really could use some help! Thank you. JoelPW

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