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Locking Gas Cap Disassembling (with photos)

A few days ago I got my Honda Locking Gas Cap. The first thing I did was slip the cylinder into the cap BEFORE re-keying it for ignition key :-(. I just didn’t know it would be locked inside forever.

I didn’t like the idea of using 2 keys (one for ignition, another for gas cap) so I searched this forum for a help. People said that nothing can be done. No way to get the lock out...

But as you know, impossible takes a little longer :)
Finally I've found the way how to re-key Honda Locking Gas Cap AFTER you insert the lock cylinder into the cap.

Here is a step-by-step instruction how to disassemble a Locking Gas Cap to get the lock out.

Step 1.
Here we go


Step 2
Use a flat screwdriver


Step 3
Don't worry, it is unlikely you break something. The plastic is soft and flexible.


Step 4
The rest of the process is trivial


Step 5


Step 6
Press this latch to take the cylinder out


Step 7
Voila! You've done it!


Now you can follow the standard re-keying procedure described on this forum.
 

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6 years too late for me. haha
 

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Awesome. Easy to do. Now to try to rekey the cylinder. Great thread. Should be stickied.

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How many of you put that damn plastic ring back on? I didn't. Too much of an a$$ pain.
 

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Thanks for the one and only post.

Finally did this. If you can't tell, you are prying off the part shown coming off in step 3, not the thinner loose plastic ring.
 
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