how do I open the oil cap?

Asked by Feb 21, 2007 at 03:13 PM about the 1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 2 Dr New GLS Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Opening up the oil cap that's stuck. How to do it?
Barbra

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Hey Babebarb! There's no secret here, you just need to babe up and get a stud to muscle it open. One of the better tools to accomplish this however is a strap-type oil filter wrench (make sure you have knuckle first-aid handy!). If the top of the cap just ratchets however you'll need to pry the top plastic part off with a screwdriver and use a pair of adjustable pliers to get the rest of it unscrewed. Good luck!

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