Fuel cap door doesn’t lock! WTH?

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I have a 2021 Ram Big Horn with V6 Ecodiesel and the fuel door doesn’t lock? WTH? This makes my diesel fuel and DEF subject to tampering very easily. The fuel door SHOULD LOCK WHEN THE VEHICLE IS LOCKED! Does anyone else have this problem? All of my other vehicles ( not Ram or FCA) have locking fuel doors. Is this an over-looked item on all Ram trucks?
 

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You can get locking caps for both fuel and DEF from Geno's Garage.
^^^ this
I have them for mine and the same company makes the ones for the new style filler neck used in Gen5 trucks. Very well designed and made.
 

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Fortunately I have no need or desire for locking fuel caps.
I have more concern with my off road bulk fuel tanks then my pickup tanks.
 
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I think it is willful negligence on the part of Ram/FCA. Any a-hole walking along can pour a coke or bleach or motor oil down into the fuel or DEF tanks very easily. What an epic failure. I don’t want to buy two separate locking caps to protect my engine’s fuel supply as that would be cumbersome having to carry two extra keys. I don’t know if other makes manufactured in the past 25 years who don’t have a locking gas access door. Ram/FCA fails.
 

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There is an electric door lock that you can get and I am looking for it right now, buddy of mine installed it on his Ram 1500 and works with the OEM fuel cap door ... if I find the little fawker online I will come back and post it ... it's a universal lock so you can use it on any fuel cap door you want ...
 

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I don’t know if other makes manufactured in the past 25 years who don’t have a locking gas access door. Ram/FCA fails.
Once they developed antisiphon fill tanks most manufacturers ditched them. Chev, Ford, Nissan, and Toyota truck doors don't lock from factory so you'll see lots of posts of owners looking for locking caps or doors. The HD Chev guys have had a few great melt downs over this "missing mandatory safety feature".
 
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